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Re: [vox-tech] a nice question
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Re: [vox-tech] a nice question

  • Subject: Re: [vox-tech] a nice question
  • From: Peter Jay Salzman <MAPSp@dirac.org>
  • Date: Sun, 06 May 2001 17:22:04 -0700
  • References: 20010506132604.A5640@dirac.org
  • References: 3AF57500.4CD26564@ns.net

i guess if there's  "renice" there ought to be a "nice" as well.

although posting it twice to the list is prolly overkill....  ;)


begin: Chuck Polisher <cpolish@ns.net> quote
> 'man nice' :
>        nice - run a program with modified scheduling priority
>        nice [OPTION]... [COMMAND [ARG]...]
>                          ^^^^^^^
> Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > 
> > dear all,
> > 
> > is there a way to start a job and assign it a nice value in advance?  i'm
> > thinking about doing something that will take a long time, like
> > 
> > find /
> > 
> > and assigning it a niceness of 20 (low priority) without having to renice it
> > once the job has already started.
> > 
> > pete

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