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Re: "renice" weird behaviour

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: "renice" weird behaviour
Date: Tue, 6 Aug 2002 14:45:11 +0200
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On Thu, Aug 01, 2002 at 11:47:38PM +0200, Ludovic Court猫s wrote:
> Hi,
> There was some time ago a bug with nice that had been fixed. However, it seems
> that renice still behaves in a strange way:

Yes, it does, and it is sort of a known bug.  The problem is described in
the two mails at the end of
and is mostly a Mach kernel bug/weirdness that was never fixed.
If you work it all out, we can check in fixes, or we will just make sure it
works better in L4. ;)

> In this case, pid 75 was the X server and I actually didn't notice any changes
> in the display latency when changing the priority.

Only the priority of the task is set, and this only affects new threads :-/
(that's what I seem to say in the bug log, I don't really remember).


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