[lkml]   [2003]   [Dec]   [11]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: Increasing HZ (patch for HZ > 1000)
>> Why would you want to *increase* HZ? I'd say 1000 is already too high
>> personally, but I'm curious what you'd want to do with it? Embedded
>> real-time stuff?
> Actually, my reasons may sound a little strange, but basically I'd be
> fine with HZ=1000 if it wasn't for that annoying ~1 kHz sound when the
> CPU is idle (probably bad capacitors). By increasing HZ to 10 kHz, the
> sound is at a frequency where the ear is much less sensitive. Anyway, I
> thought some people might be interested in high HZ for other (more
> fundamental) reasons, so I posted the patch.

Ha! ;-)
A hardware fix might be in order ;-)


To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:59    [from the cache]
©2003-2014 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital Ocean