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SubjectRe: [PATCH] HZ change for ix86
On Tue, Jan 05, 1999 at 10:57:16PM -0500, Benjamin Scherrey wrote:

> Thanx for the insightful information about the impact of
> changing the HZ values. Questions: a) how platform specific is this
> setting (i86, ALPHA, et al)

each platform is differnet, for example, x86 is 100, alpha is 1024.
Some RT people use 10,000 or so on x86 I beleive (you can also do
this to get more fine frained shaper control)

> and b) Does increasing the HZ value increases context switches or
> increases duration of each context?

no

> This sounds like an excellent developer's config option to me....

why? what are you truing to achieve?



-cw

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