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

From: Alan Cox <alan_at_lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Date: 2006-07-11 20:10:14
Ar Llu, 2006-07-10 am 21:01 -0600, ysgrifennodd David Mosberger-Tang:
> Note that Alan didn't claim that *all* (Linux-supported) architectures
> expose a constant user HZ, only the "mainstream" ones.  I won't get

Indeed. IA64 likes to be different

> into the debate as to what qualifies as "mainstream", but clearly IA64
> does not (and should not) expose a constant value, since there were no
> legacy-binary-issue and we chose to insist that apps should uses
> sysconf() or equivalent if they need to know the clocktick.

In the case where you are running x86 binaries where you do need to
translate of course.

Alan

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