Re: Why is HZ on an Alpha 1024?

Alessandro Rubini (
Sat, 2 May 1998 09:46:07 +0200

> [...]
> I had the thought of chaning Hz to be 100, like in the PC.
> [...] Would this help the Alpha?

I think it won't. 1024 is not too high for any processor. I have an
interrupt-based audio device, and 8k interrupts/second are barely
noticeable on a 486-66. Besides, the slower the clock, the less
responsive the overall system.


    __ o       Tu vuo` fa` l'americano: sient'a me chi t'o fa fa`.
   _`\<,                                            (Renato Carosone)
__( )/( )__  +39-382-529554

- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in the body of a message to