the value 10,000 slightly. This may be necessary if an adjtimex( ) system call has been issued (see Section 6.7.2
later in this chapter).
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6.5 Updating System Statistics
The kernel, among the other time-related duties, must periodically collect several data used to:
• Checking the CPU resource limit of the running processes
• Computing the average system load
• Profiling the kernel code
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