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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
>
> > 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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