HEADSUP: HZ=1000 by default on i386

Scott Long scottl at freebsd.org
Thu Nov 4 06:24:33 PST 2004

Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> We increasingly need better granularity in our sleep/wakeup calls and
> things like device polling and trafic shaping needs higher granularity
> in particular.
> So pending any really good arguments to the contrary I plan to increase
> HZ to 1000 on i386 this weekend.
> You can still define any HZ value you like in your kernel config file
> or even set it from the loader.

Sounds like a good plan.


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