Re: vmware and kernel 2.6 high cpu usage

From: Grzegorz Kulewski
Date: Sun Mar 28 2004 - 06:46:13 EST

On Sun, 28 Mar 2004, Steve Kieu wrote:
> >can you try changing the value of HZ from 1000 to 100 like in a 2.4
> >kernel? I bet this is it. Thanks,
> yes it is fixed. Thanks. I reduce to 100 ; and try to notice the difference
> when running with 1000 for others apps, at first things seems to be a bit
> better (in general)

But why is the problem? Why vmware uses it and how can it (from user-level
unix programmer point of view)?

And can we cheat the value of HZ to be 100 to some broken apps while generally
it is 1000? (I need 1000 for some reasons.)

thanks in advance

Grzegorz Kulewski
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