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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] i386: Selectable Frequency of the Timer Interrupt
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    On Fri, 2005-07-08 at 16:29 -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
    > From: "Martin J. Bligh" <mbligh@mbligh.org>
    > Date: Fri, 08 Jul 2005 16:14:59 -0700
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    > > I'm not saying there isn't data supporting higher HZ ... I just haven't
    > > seen it published. I get the feeling what people really want is high-res
    > > timers anyway ... high HZ is just concealing the issue and making it
    > > slightly less crap, not actually fixing it.
    >
    > We very much want sub-HZ timers, especially in the networking.

    ALSA would also benefit greatly from this.

    Lee

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