[ntp:hackers] odd behaviour (one more time)

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Tue Sep 9 23:39:40 UTC 2008


This has come up before. A 1000-Hz kernel will work if the frequency 
gain in the kernel is changed to match. I remember at least one bloke 
that did that; you might find him on the Linux groups.


clemens at dwf.com wrote

>> Another nit with Linux is that some configurations come up with the
>> timer frequency of 1000 Hz rather that the design parameter of 100 Hz.
>> It is possible, and indeed is the case for Ultrix (256 Hz) and OSF/1
>> (1024 Hz) to change the loop parameters to match any frequency, but
>> Linux hasn't done that.
> Thats probably it.
> The kernel in question was built with a 1000 Hz Clock.

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