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Re: Renice 20

On Thursday 13 December 2001 08:37 am, Nikita Schmidt wrote:
> I think this is dependent on the kernel version, rathen than distribution.
> I've noticed that Linux 2.2.x lets you do nice 20 and the job then keeps

Oops, my mistake. The RedHat machine is running 2.2.14, not a 2.4.x kernel, 
so your observation is correct.

> BTW, FreeBSD's nice 20 does stop the job completely.

As does DEC Unix (or Tru64 or whatever the latest name is).

> Looks like a kernel bug to me.

It's good to know top is right about something.

Marty Sanborn

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