Subject: Re: IO ridiculously slow during newfs
To: Grant Beattie <>
From: Mike Pelley <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/07/2001 09:35:28
> # nice -n 20 newfs /dev/sd1a
> nice: Badly formed number.
> The man page indicates this is the correct syntax. This obviously
> a side issue :-)

nice is a built-in command in csh and tcsh, and the man page is refering
to /usr/bin/nice.  man csh or man tcsh will give you the correct syntax
for the shell's nice ("nice +20 newfs /dev/sd1a").  It is unfortunate
that they have different command line options.