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SubjectRe: [OT] inotify hack for locate
Benjamin LaHaise <> writes:

> On Sun, Mar 05, 2006 at 04:43:03PM -0500, Lee Revell wrote:
>> updatedb runs at nice 20 on most distros, and with the CFQ scheduler the
>> IO priority follows the nice value, so why does it still kill the
>> machine?
> Running updatedb on a laptop when you're sitting in an airplane running
> off of batteries is Not Nice to the user. I know, I've had it happen far
> too many times.

Running updatedb only if AC powered shouldn't be too difficult.

Måns Rullgård

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