>>> No, it's just a consequence of HZ=1000 instead of HZ=100. I've >> >> >> so why 2000 not 1000? >> >> 2000 on each processor! > > Technical reasons..anyway, 2000 might look like a large number to you, > but it's really not unless you're on a very slow machine (like a 486). i'm asking why it's 2000, not 1000.