Re: -mm -> 2.6.13 merge status (HZ -> 250?)

From: Alan Cox
Date: Tue Jun 21 2005 - 13:13:21 EST

On Maw, 2005-06-21 at 17:26, Lee Revell wrote:
> Consider a program with a 5ms RT constraint, like a game or mplayer.
> Currently it uses the RTC on 2.4/HZ=100 systems and usleep() on
> 2.6/HZ=1000. Allowing HZ to regress to 250 would force us to handle
> 2.4, 2.6.1 - 2.6.12, and 2.6.13+ separately. It would be a huge mess.

Vendors already ship 100Hz and 1KHz kernels. 2.4 and 2.6 are different
already. I can see the argument for not picking another new value
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