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Bug 70232 - RELEASE_NOTES Kernel Notes HZ=XXX inconcistency
RELEASE_NOTES Kernel Notes HZ=XXX inconcistency
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: distribution (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: John Ha
Jay Turner
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Blocks: 67217
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Reported: 2002-07-31 02:15 EDT by Thomas M Steenholdt
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:58 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-08-02 01:22:20 EDT
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Description Thomas M Steenholdt 2002-07-31 02:15:41 EDT
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Description of problem:
In the RELEASE_NOTES of RH Limbo 7.3.93 there is a small inconcistency under
Kernel notes, where the "introduction" tels that HZ=512 is now default on all
i686, Athlon, etc... The first bullet tells that the default is HZ=1000...

Small thing, but worthy of a quick fixup ;-)

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. gedit /mnt/cdrom/RELEASE_NOTES
2. scroll to Kernel notes and read

Actual Results:  Inconcistency in HZ= definition

Expected Results:  Concistency!

Additional info:
Comment 1 John Ha 2002-08-02 11:10:28 EDT
The correct value should be hz=1000. The hz=512 has been edited to the correct
value. Thank you for bringing this error to our attention. The corrected version
will appear by the next release.

Thanks again!
Comment 2 Forrest 2002-08-02 17:06:21 EDT
If you are changing it back to 1000, you need to also change part that says that
the system clock ticks 5 times as fast.  It should be 10 times as fast.  Beta1
had 1000, and it looks like Beta2 has 512.  What is it going to be for the final
Comment 3 John Ha 2002-08-07 15:49:13 EDT
It seems I was mistaken. After conferring with our kernel
engineering team on this issue, it has been determined 
that the final value will be HZ=512.

I apologize for the confusion and any inconvenience it may
have caused.

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