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SubjectRe: [PATCH] dynamic tick patch
* Pavel Machek <pavel@suse.cz> [050119 01:44]:
>
> >
> > Please note that this patch alone does not help much with
> > power savings. More work is needed in that area to make the
> > system take advantage of the idle time inbetween the skipped
> > ticks.
>
> Well, having HZ=100 instead of HZ=1000 has measurable benefits on
> power consumption. This should be at least as good, no?

HZ=100 does not allow improving the idle loop much further
from what we have. We should be able to take advantage of the
longer idle/sleep periods inbetween the skipped ticks.

Tony
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