[CentOS] Setting clock rate on CentOS kernel

Mon Apr 7 16:32:43 UTC 2008
Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com>

On Mon, Apr 7, 2008 at 9:20 AM, Ben Mills <bjmills at hwy39.net> wrote:
> Last evening I updated my Cent 5 server to 5.1. All went flawlessly, and
>  it rebooted with the new kernel just fine.
>  How do I set the clock rate on the new kernel? According to
>  documentation it can be done, but everything I read is rather vague.
>  Check out section 3 at the URL below:
>  http://wiki.centos.org/Manuals/ReleaseNotes/CentOS5.1/
>  I'm using a 32 bit server installation (no graphical stuff) on a Dell
>  Poweredge 2650. I'd like to compare performance of a 100 Hz kernel
>  against a 1KHz kernel. It reads like it's simple enough to set the
>  divider if I just knew where to set it.

That section applies only if you are running CentOS in a virtual
machine.  Is this the case??