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Re: kernel timer resolution

> Hello!

> I want to change the resolution of the kernel timer. In the manpages,
> the variable HZ is named, but I don't know how it is changed. Please
> help me. Thanks!

I suspect that making timer resolution smaller can increase overhead

You may be interested to look at

Utime is a kernel patch which seems to make Linux able to dynamically
adjust timer resolution when needed by processes (the normal resolution
is 10ms (for i386)).

Alternatively you may look into RT-Linux.

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