> Increasing the HZ can only improve responsiveness, however, there is a
> cost (mentioned by others). The cost is that the scheduler is executed
> more often per second. If the scheduler does the same amount of work
> per tick, but there are more ticks per second, the scheduler does more
> work overall, and the CPU is free for use by the processes less.
Why are you discussing Linux 1.2 ?
Linux is not running the scheduler each cpu tick and hasn't
done this for years.
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