cvs commit: src/sys/kern subr_param.c
Matthew D. Fuller
fullermd at over-yonder.net
Sat Nov 6 18:46:28 PST 2004
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On Sat, Nov 06, 2004 at 04:03:12PM -0800 I heard the voice of
Kris Kennaway, and lo! it spake thus:
> On Sat, Nov 06, 2004 at 03:50:06PM -0800, Nate Lawson wrote:
> > I was traveling out of the country so I didn't get a chance to comment.
> > The two caveats I'm aware of is a slight loss in processes that are
> > CPU bound and an audio hum from ACPI CPU idling. The latter is rather
> > interesting actually. At hz=100, it's just a quiet low buzz but at
> > 1000, it is readily audible on many laptops and annoying. Windows uses
> > hz=1000 too and has the same problem. I believe it's related to the
> > capacitors and other devices charging/discharging when clocks are stopped.
> Can we play music by modulating the value of hz? :)
Obviously, you're looking at it backward. What we REALLY want to do
is modulate the value of hz by playing music. 8-}
Matthew Fuller (MF4839) | fullermd at over-yonder.net
Systems/Network Administrator | http://www.over-yonder.net/~fullermd/
"The only reason I'm burning my candle at both ends, is because I
haven't figured out how to light the middle yet"
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