option HZ=?

Dominic Fandrey LoN_Kamikaze at gmx.de
Wed Jan 30 07:47:53 PST 2008

cpghost wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 30, 2008 at 02:55:30PM +0200, Stefan Lambrev wrote:
>> Greetings,
>> I want to know what is the bad effect of increasing HZ too much?
>> And when is too much? What problems can I expect when HZ>2000?
>> Can I change this value without pre-compiling the kernel?
> You can change HZ by adding a line to /boot/loader.conf like this:
> kern.hz="100"

Is there a way to see which value is in effect?

# sysctl kern.hz
sysctl: unknown oid 'kern.hz'

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