Re: Bug#381201: ITP: reniced -- renice running processes based on regular expressions
On Thu, 03 Aug 2006, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le mercredi 02 août 2006 à 23:15 +0200, Bart Martens a écrit :
> > Instead of editing the scripts in /etc/init.d to give daemons the
> > nicelevel you want (and get prompted at every package update because
> > these files are conffiles) you can just run reniced once a day.
> Out of curiosity, what real-life uses does this tool have? Daemons don't
> need to be reniced, so there must be something else.
I use and, the auto nice daemon for this purpose on my compute servers,
renicing users' jobs that run longer than an hour, longer than a day,
longer than week respectively. The idea is that while a process is
still young it should get more CPU in order to get better response
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