Re: ionice beagled-helper by default to "idle"

Hi again,

On 8/3/07, Joe Shaw <joe joeshaw org> wrote:
> On 8/3/07, dragoran <drago01 gmail com> wrote:
> > Is it possible to ionice beagled-helper to "idle" (ionice -c 3 ) atleast
> > as an option?
> > so that it does not disturb any other io processes?
> This requires root privileges, so no.
> In fact, Beagle always tries to do it, but gets denied if you're not
> root.  Systemwide Beagle tools, like
> beagle-crawl-system/beagle-build-index do set the IO class to "idle".

I should also point out that when it can't set the IO class to "idle"
it does set its IO priority within its own class ("best effort") to
the lowest level: 7.  So it gets the lowest priority we can give it.


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