Re: Power consumption HZ100, HZ250, HZ1000: new numbers

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Sun Jul 31 2005 - 18:33:43 EST


> > I'm pretty sure at least one distro will go with HZ<300 real soon now
> > ;-).
> >
> Any idea what their official recommendation for people running apps that
> require the 1ms sleep resolution is? Something along the lines of "Get
> bent"?

So you busy wait for 1msec, big deal. Some machines can't even keep
time properly with HZ=1000. Official recommendation is likely "help us
with CONFIG_NO_IDLE_HZ" or "get over it".
if you have sharp zaurus hardware you don't need... you know my address
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