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Re: more issues with root fs.

To: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>, linux-mips@fnet.fr
Subject: Re: more issues with root fs.
From: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 1999 13:23:01 +0100
In-reply-to: <19990126104803.A4302@mini.gt.owl.de>; from Florian Lohoff on Tue, Jan 26, 1999 at 10:48:03AM +0100
References: <Pine.LNX.3.96.990124204614.19805B-100000@apt4g.a3nyc.com> <XFMail.990125231724.Harald.Koerfgen@home.ivm.de> <19990126104803.A4302@mini.gt.owl.de>
On Tue, Jan 26, 1999 at 10:48:03AM +0100, Florian Lohoff wrote:

> Which binaries do we talk about ? Currently i am not aware which binaries
> in Userland deal with the HZ value.

The clock() and times() functions return their result in clock ticks.  Also
struct siginfo for SGICHLD delivers it's results in clock ticks.  Basically
everything that deals with clock_t.

> Where is the difficulty in letting the Mips kernel also run at 100Hz ?

The timer cannot deliver an arbitrary interrupt frequency.

> 128 vs 100 is dropping every fifth (nearly :) )...

``Near is good enough'' ;-)

  Ralf

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