David Baron wrote:
How does one assure that such jobs be run with -nice ##. Simply placing this on the command line as "jobbin -nice ## " ... does not seem to work.
Try this as an example cron entry (assume every midnight): 0 0 * * * nice cleanup_script.shNot all jobs know the arguement '-nice' (setiathome is the only one I've seen with this). Otherwise you'll have to prefix with nice