Re: kernel 2.6 speed

From: Lee Revell
Date: Sun Jul 24 2005 - 17:50:33 EST

On Sun, 2005-07-24 at 17:03 -0400, Florin Malita wrote:
> the x86 timer interrupt
> frequency has increased from 100Hz to 1KHz (it's about to be lowered
> to 250Hz)

This is by no means a done deal. So far no one has posted ANY evidence
that dropping HZ to 250 helps (except one result on a atypically large
system), and there's plenty of evidence that it doesn't.


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