Re: Kernel 2.6.16 idle scheduling

On Monday 27 March 2006 06:51, Pat Double wrote:
> Forgive me if this has already been discussed.
> Kernel 2.6.16 has a new scheduling priority SCHED_IDLEPRIO. Currently
> beagled attempts to run some things using "ionice" but this requires root
> priviledges. SCHED_IDLEPRIO can be set by the user.
> Would it be acceptable to change beagled to use this instead of ionice when
> a 2.6.16 kernel is detected? How about beagled setting itself to this
> priority when started?

OK, bad form replying to myself, but I was mistaken. It is the ck patchset 
that has SCHED_IDLEPRIO. Still, I think it would be worthwhile to investigate 
this. The patchset is popular.

Pat Double, pat patdouble com
"In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth."

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