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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Make highly niced processes run only when idle
On 9 Dec 2001, Robert Love wrote:

> Hmm, what if we only boosted it based on something like this:
>
> if (p->policy == SCHED_IDLE) {
> weight = p->counter;
> if (p->lock_depth >= 0 || signal_pending(p))
> /* boost somehow ... */
> }

Now what if the process is holding an inode or superblock
semaphore ?

Rik
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