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SubjectRe: linux 2.5.25
Linus Torvalds writes:

> Right now the x86 timer frequency is set to 1kHz, but that's just another
> random number. It could be a config option if people really care, but I'd
> rather just have people argue for or against specific internal frequencies
> and we'll find something most people are happy with. It's easy to change
> without user space even noticing now.

You could go by the CPU choice that already exists:

386 --> 100
486 --> 200
Pentium --> 400
PPro --> 800
P-III,P4 --> 1600
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