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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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