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

From: Tony Luck <>
Date: 2006-07-08 12:51:52
> So does i386 convert the return value of the times(2) call to user
> hertz?  On IA64, it returns the value in internal clock ticks, and
> then when a program uses the value in param.h, it gets it wrong now,
> because internal HZ is now 250.
> So is times() is broken in IA64, or is this an exception to Alan's
> statement?

The Linux man page for times(2) specifically says "ticks" and refers
to sysconf for how to determine how long a "tick" is.  So ia64 matches
the man page.  Dunno if that matches POSIX though.

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