Switches the regular HZ timer off when the system is going idle. This helps z/VM to detect that the Linux system is idle. VM can then swap out this guest which reduces memory usage. It also reduces the overhead of idle systems. [ s390 architecture only ]
Except where otherwise stated, original content is © 2003-2016 LinuxInsight. Linux® is the registered trademark of Linus Torvalds in the U.S. and other countries. Drupal® is a registered trademark of Dries Buytaert. Other marks are property of their respective owners. Comments are property and responsibility of their authors.