[SDL] Timer accuracy

David Olofson david.olofson at reologica.se
Mon Sep 16 07:42:00 PDT 2002


On Monday 16 September 2002 15:52, DrEvil wrote:
> On Mon, 2002-09-16 at 05:35, Latimerius wrote:
> > Won't rising of HZ in the Linux kernel help timer accuracy?
>
> A good question indeed, Redhat 8.0 will ship with HZ=512 for i586,
> i686, and Athlon systems...

Interesting. It seems that increasing HZ can make desktop systems more 
responsive, but I have no experience with that. (I'm more interested in 
*worst case* than average latencies, and only lowlatency and kpreempt 
patches can provide that.)


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