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Old 08-13-2004, 10:10 AM   #1
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Question Question: meaning of Hz in the Linux Kernel


Hello.

I was wondering what Hz standed for on a linux kernel. Some people have it set at 1000, 100, or 200.

What does the Hz do, and how do I compile a new kernel with Hz?

Thanks
 
Old 08-13-2004, 11:08 AM   #2
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http://kerneltrap.org/node.php?id=464
 
Old 08-13-2004, 11:21 AM   #3
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Thanks for the response, now I have a somewhat of a idea of what Hz is... other posts are encouraged!
 
Old 08-13-2004, 09:03 PM   #4
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arc4ne; as u now it is hertz and since it would operate within a frequency so that it will be effecient. most electonics operate that way, all those terms bandwidth,bus,etc use hertz as a simple explanation. sorry not being condesending my apology.
 
Old 08-13-2004, 10:56 PM   #5
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How do I change Hz in the 2.4.27 kernel?

The topic is pretty much explanatory.

I need help on knowing how to change the kernel Hz from default ( 100 ) to 1000 specifically in the 2.4.27 kernel.

Currently running CentOs.
 
Old 08-13-2004, 11:08 PM   #6
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Never heard of Colonel Hurts before.
Seriously though, maybe you could explain what it is you're looking for. I understand that CentOs uses standard Linux kernel, so which Hz are you referring to?
 
Old 08-13-2004, 11:44 PM   #7
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I am referring to Hz as the frequency of the timer interrupt.

If anyone can help, please post!
 
Old 08-14-2004, 12:06 AM   #8
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Moderator Note: Merged your two threads discussing the same topic together, makes things easier as we don't need two threads discussing the same topic.
 
Old 08-15-2004, 10:12 PM   #9
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Does anyone know how to change Hz in a 2.4.27 kernel??
 
  


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