[rc5] rc5 nicness

Christian Holmqvist pt95cho at student.hk-r.se
Fri Oct 10 08:10:16 EDT 1997

At 21:23 1997-10-09 -0400, you wrote:
>Christian Holmqvist wrote:
>> The GC knows that there is SysIdle time when the System Idle process is
>> sending out system idle event. The idéa is to let RC5 client fake the
>> SysIdle process so the system still thinks it got system idle time even
>> though it hasn't.
>So make it be idle!
>Under Unix/Linux/etc., you can just send it the SIGSTOP signal, wait a
>few seconds, and then send it SIGCONT.

Well first of all I'm not running UNIX... I'm running NT and the client as
a service. So there is no shell script lang to play around with...

>Or you could have it process (say) 1 or 2 blocks per run, and control
>it from a shell script like this:

To run 1 or 2 blocks solves the problem temporarly but not in a good way.

The problem of cource is a MS Java VM bug and is hopfully corrected soon.
But for now we have to live with it and hopfully version 2.006 of RC5 will
compensate for it.

Cheers Christian
Christian Holmqvist
Phone 0457-66079

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