Re: Add "nice -10" to /etc/crontab run-parts commands?
On Fri, May 28, 1999 at 06:53:56PM +0200, Juergen A. Erhard wrote:
> Steve> Is there an objection to adding "nice 10" to the run-parts
> Steve> invocations in /etc/crontab? This would (possibly) make the
> Steve> machine more usable while they were running...
> I'm very much in favor of... something like that.
On a similar note, what about not running some of the unimportant/
diskintensive jobs, when APM reports, that the machine is battery-powered?