[CentOS] Re: Rebuild of kernel 2.6.9-67.0.20.EL failure

Michael Ekstrand michael at elehack.net
Tue Jul 1 13:58:12 UTC 2008

"John" <jknappers-argentia at hotmail.com>
> Does anybody knows what I do miss or what is going wrong?

I'm not sure, but...

> For the curios:
> Why to recompile the kernel?
> I want to rebuild the kernel because I created a patch to decrease the 
> kernel timer frequency from 1000 to 100 HZ. The CentOS4.6 kernel doesn't 
> have the divider option available in CentOS5.2  This prevent timing problems 
> and high CPU load  in VMware ESX.

kernel-vm packages have already been prepared that make this exact
change.  See this forum post[1] for links to RPMs of this kernel.  Will
those meet your needs?

- Michael

1. http://www.centos.org/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?post_id=51552&topic_id=14671

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