Subject: Re: scheduler woes on MPACPI kernel
To: Wolfgang S. Rupprecht <>
From: Lubomir Sedlacik <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/18/2005 15:41:38
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On Tue, Jan 18, 2005 at 06:20:23AM -0800, Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wrote:
> Thomas Bieg <> writes:
> > Two things I'd like to note here:
> >
> > 1. If you're really nice-ing your make process(es) to -20 (minus 20)
> >     you're actually doing the exact opposite of what you wanted to do.
> I think we are talking about the same thing.  From a section of my
> .bashrc that hasn't been touched for quite a long time:
>         alias make=3D'nice -20 make'
> The niceness polarity is such that the make is disadvantaged.

not really, -20 is the highest priority, 20 is the lowest.  the manual
page is pretty clear on the subject.


-- Lubomir Sedlacik <salo@{NetBSD,Xtrmntr,silcnet}.org>   --

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