Subject: Re: Autonice bugging my but!
To: Michael L. VanLoon -- <>
From: matthew green <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/22/1996 11:15:20
   >Someone mentioned setting the X server (or whatever) to a negative nice
   >value.  Using xdm, you can do just that -- I renice mine to -15.
   This is totally unnecessary.  The autonicer doesn't renice any
   processes running as root.  Most people install their X servers setuid
   root, by default, so this is not a problem (i. e. they'll never get

who is 'most' ?  i've never run X as setuid root.


(ps, is this to get around some lossage on the i386  ?  :-)