Re: [PATCH] i386: Selectable Frequency of the Timer Interrupt

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On Wed, 13 Jul 2005, Chris Wedgwood wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 13, 2005 at 01:48:57PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > "My expectation is if we want to beat the competition, we'll want
> > the ability to go *under* 100Hz."
> 
> What does Windows do here?

windows xp base rate is 100Hz... but multimedia apps can ask for almost 
any rate they want (depends on the hw capabilities).  i recall seeing 
rates >1200Hz when you launch some of the media player apps -- sorry i 
forget the exact number.

i don't think it goes slower than 100Hz.

-dean
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