Subject: Re: 4.99.20 sysctl variables...
To: Bill Stouder-Studenmund <>
From: Johnny Billquist <bqt@Update.UU.SE>
List: current-users
Date: 06/02/2007 02:24:33
Bill Stouder-Studenmund wrote:
> On Wed, May 30, 2007 at 02:00:24PM +0200, Johnny Billquist wrote:
>> Hey. Did kern.autonicetime just disappear?
> I seem to recall a discussion about removing the autonice functionality as 
> the scheduler already penalizes long-running processes. So the sysctl may 
> have gone away as a result of it no longer doing anything.

Yeah, there was a discussion about it. I didn't see a conlusion that it 
really should disappear.

And as long as nice do anything, autonice should also do something. So 
do you mean we've removed "nice" altogether?


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