[PATCH] ia64: Selectable Timer Interrupt Frequency
Christoph Lameter [Thu, 23 Jun 2005 07:08:27 +0000 (00:08 -0700)]
It allows a selectable timer interrupt frequency of 100, 250 and 1000 HZ.
Reducing the timer frequency may have important performance benefits on
large systems.

Signed-off-by: Christoph Lameter <clameter@sgi.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>

arch/ia64/Kconfig
include/asm-ia64/param.h

index 9f6a46c..01b78e7 100644 (file)
@@ -161,6 +161,8 @@ config IA64_PAGE_SIZE_64KB
 
 endchoice
 
+source kernel/Kconfig.hz
+
 config IA64_BRL_EMU
        bool
        depends on ITANIUM
index 6c6b679..5e1e0d2 100644 (file)
@@ -27,7 +27,7 @@
    */
 #  define HZ     32
 # else
-#  define HZ   1024
+#  define HZ   CONFIG_HZ
 # endif
 # define USER_HZ       HZ
 # define CLOCKS_PER_SEC        HZ      /* frequency at which times() counts */