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Re: [SLE] RANT: Advantages of Dual Core
  • From: Hans du Plooy <koffiejunkielistlurker@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 27 May 2006 21:39:07 +0200
  • Message-id: <1148758747.9056.33.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sat, 2006-05-27 at 17:02 +0200, Anders Johansson wrote:
> > I would still like to see a way to prioritise disc assess. So that I
> > can say process "updatedb" and anything it calls, will get nothing but
> > the leftover cycles. If it's alreay running, and something else comes
> > up, like say, ls -lh, then ls -lh will immediately be given priority.
>
> There is a way, it's called ionice. Have a look at "man ionice" for details

Oh nice! I'll give that a try...

Thanks
Hans


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