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

> Ulrich Drepper <> 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);
> In short: it doesn't work: it reads 100 while I changed it to 1024 in my
> kernel.

Then your kernel is broken, check AT_CLKTCK,

Andreas Jaeger
SuSE Labs
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