Re: [PATCH] ia64: change usermode HZ to 250

From: Jes Sorensen <>
Date: 2006-06-29 22:56:05
>>>>> "Arjan" == Arjan van de Ven <> writes:

Arjan> read what Alan said: the HZ exposed to userspace is
Arjan> *constant*. For example, the i386 user visible HZ is 100, even
Arjan> if the kernel runs at a HZ of 250 or 1000.... Just when a HZ
Arjan> value gets exposed to userspace, it's transformed into a HZ=100
Arjan> based value.

Arjan> And that's not a distribution thing, that's the
Arjan> kernel honoring the stable-userspace-interface contract, and
Arjan> common sense..

See what you mean, thanks.

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