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Re: [opensuse-kernel] Suggestion set the default Timer frequency to 1000 HZ
  • From: Aniruddha <mailing_list@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 14 Oct 2007 21:22:37 +0200
  • Message-id: <1192389757.3671.2.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sun, 2007-10-14 at 18:40 +0200, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> On Oct 14 2007 12:29, Jeff Mahoney wrote:
> >
> >That said, the 10.3 kernels on i386 machines are tickless. The timer
> >interrupt is set up on an on-demand basis, so the HZ value really
> >shouldn't matter. Tickless support hasn't been implemented for x86_64
> >yet, though.
> 
> rt is tickless, even on x86_64. But I've gone with the following
> layout:
>         -regular        100 Hz
>         -default        300 Hz [http://lwn.net/Articles/208411/]
>         -rt             1000 Hz
> 

Thanks for all the info and links :D in short the rt kernel has a
default Timer frequency of 1000 HZ and other patches to improve
performance right? 

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Regards,

Aniruddha

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