Subject: Re: port-i386/1835: Kernel compile dies in machdep.c if HZ is defined (i386)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Collatz.McRCIM.McGill.EDU>
Date: 12/14/1995 05:01:36
> For the i386 port, I could not compile a kernel with HZ defined.
> (I am not sure if one is supposed to, but I wanted /kern/hz to be
> the speed of my processor, not 100.)
I think one is not supposed to; HZ and associated values are supposed
to be the number of times per second the time-of-day clock ticks, which
on most machines is not a number you can casually change.
At least, that's how I always understood it.