[CentOS] A special kernel for linux as guest os

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Thu Sep 20 22:46:37 UTC 2007

On 9/20/07, Yuji Tsuchimoto <nox at sea-mew.jp> wrote:
> Dear Yagi-san,
> > I heard from the horse's mouth that the CentOS team is working on the
> > 100Hz centosplus kernel. I think your request triggered the action :-)
> >  They want make people happy.
> That sounds nice!
> This TIPS, CONFIG_HZ=100, is one of FAQs. It will make most of us happy.
> Now we can get kernel-vm package on dev.centos.org.
> Is it a test release of the special kernel?
> I installed the kernel-vm. Its change-log shows HZ=100.
> And the kernel seems better for clock interval on VMWare.
> Thanks a lot.
> Yuji


Yes, they are in testing.  Some of us have been running the 100HZ
kernel for more than 2 months and have not seen any problem so far.
If you wish to know more details about the development of the
virtualization-optimized kernel, please take a look at:


And feel free to add any comments you have on that report.


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