hi, is there a known way to "renice" an application in terms of the bandwidth it gets? i would like our mirror script, which is constantly running, not to occupy more than 30% of our (limited and small) bandwidth. any clues? martin; (greetings from the heart of the sun.) \____ echo mailto: !#^."<*>"|tr "<*> mailto:" net@madduck -- women who want to be equal to men lack imagination.