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

From: David Mosberger-Tang <David.Mosberger_at_acm.org>
Date: 2006-07-08 23:07:14
Nothing is broken.  Read Alan's statement carefully...

  --david

On 7/8/06, Arjan van de Ven <arjan@infradead.org> wrote:
>
>
> > 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?
>
> yes it's broken; it needs to convert it to the original HZ (1024) and
> make the sysconf() function also return 1024
>
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