[rc5] Nice levels on sgi

Jeremy 'Moose' Shabat moose at digex.net
Mon Aug 18 11:56:07 EDT 1997


On Mon, 18 Aug 1997, Ivo Janssen wrote:

> On Mon, 18 Aug 1997, Dmitry I. Valetin wrote:
> 
> > > It seems that the rc5v2b2 and rc5v2b4 clients  go to nice -20.
> > > That means: _high_ priority! I set up a couple machines that way, and
> > > my sysop came complaining. 
> > > Is it my irix which is configured the wrong way, or is it the client.
> > > 
> > > Ivo
> > Is that a BSD clone? If so, they have their own nice levels.
> > Of course, user program cannot set negative nicenes, till it runned whith a
> > common user rights, but when it runns by root - it is possible to set any nice level.
> > Dmitry Valetin.
> > ----
> 
> Hmm, I don't know. I'm not an sgi expert. I just have a user account
> on some of them. So I download the rc5v2b2-irix and rc5v2b4-mips,
> expecting to work fine. But they don't.
> 
> uname says: IRIX xor 5.2 04091117 IP22 mips
> xor is the name of the machine.

Irix is System V, not BSD, folks.

-Moose
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