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Re: [SLE] RANT: Advantages of Dual Core
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 27 May 2006 19:59:41 +0200
  • Message-id: <e5a42e$5ln$1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hans du Plooy 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.

nice and ionice will help you.

> You can nice -n 19 updatedb until the cows come home, it still kills
> your machine.

Maybe change your preemption-setting as well.

/Per Jessen, Z├╝rich

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