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SubjectRe: PATCH: /proc/sys/kernel/hz
Rolf Fokkens <> writes:

> Some software (like procps) needs the HZ constant in the kernel. It's
> sometimes determined by counting jiffies during a second. The attached patch
> just "publishes" the HZ constant in /proc/sys/kernel/hz.

And what is wrong with

getconf CLK_TCK

or programmatically

hz = sysconf (_SC_CLK_TCK);

Update your libc and this info will come from the kernel.

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