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Re: Bug#367028: ITP: cpulimit -- limits the cpu usage of a process

On Sat, May 13, 2006 at 12:47:31AM +0200, gregor herrmann wrote:
> On an otherwise idle box even a process (re-)niced to 19 uses all the
> CPU. That might be desirable often but in other cases (e.g. when
> CPU temperature is an issue) you might still want to say "assign this
> process only xy% of CPU resources".

Linux's ``conservative'' scaling governor ignores nice'd processes for 
calculating the desired CPU speed.  Do you have a case in mind where CPU 
scaling is insufficient?

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