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Re: CONFIG_HZ for mips

To: moreau francis <>
Subject: Re: CONFIG_HZ for mips
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2005 15:25:17 +0100 (BST)
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On Thu, 23 Jun 2005, moreau francis wrote:

> A patch is being integrated into the kernel in order to be able to tune HZ
> value while configuring the kernel. The values can be 100, 250, 1000 and
> default value has been moved to 250. The patch is for i386 arch.
> Why not doing the same on mips arch ?

 Well, you are welcomed to submit a patch.  Except our situation a bit 
more complicated as some platforms these values and may need something 
like 128, 256 or 1024 instead.  This should be properly taken care of.

> BTW why the default value on mips is 1000 ?

 Perhaps we have too much processing power by default.


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