Re: dynamic-hz

From: Lee Revell
Date: Tue Dec 14 2004 - 18:06:50 EST

On Mon, 2004-12-13 at 09:29 +0100, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> > Just being devils advocate here...
> >
> > I had variable Hz in my tree for a while and found there was one solitary
> > purpose to setting Hz to 100; to silence cheap capacitors.
> >
> > The rest of my users that were setting Hz to 100 for so-called performance
> > gains were doing so under the false impression that cpu usage was lower simply
> > because of the woefully inaccurate cpu usage calcuation at 100Hz.
> I have found that mplayer drops audio less often when the harddisk is under
> load.

Ugh, because mplayer stupidly does disk i/o and AV playback and GUI in
the same thread. Insert Xine plug.


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