>> As everything related to timing/freq/acpi can be unpredictive I wouldn't recommend
>> this to anyone. I own at least two Intel CPU's failing somewhere near timing/apic
>> when loading cpufreq and enabling powerd.
> What exactly you wouldn't recommend?
> Let's not introduce unrelated topics and vague uncertainties.
> Setting kern.eventtimer.periodic to 1 makes eventtimer subsystem to behave less
> efficiently but more similar to the pre-eventtimer code. So this is #1 suggestion
> when people run into some new problems with eventtimers. Which is what this
> thread is about.
I'm sorry, I totally misunderstood the meaning of this tunable. Its
unclear from man page which value enables or disables periodic code.