Re: Why is HZ on an Alpha 1024?
Fri, 01 May 1998 18:42:24 +0300

Thomas Pornin writes:

> 1024 has been chosen because 1000 is not a power of 2.

And 100 is ? :-) :-)

Anyway, I have been doing things the other way around with a 2.0.33
kernel on a P90 as I need the higher scheduling resolution.
And it seem to work quite ok. Around 2 % background kernel load.
Also, some packages such as procps need to be recompiled.



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