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SubjectRe: Re-nice kswapd B-)
Andy Walker Spake thusly:
> Paul Gortmaker wrote:
> > Don't know if anyone has noticed, but you can re-nice kswapd from
> > its default value of -15 to whatever you want.
> > I guess this is another case of:
> > Root wants to shoot himself in the foot; do we:
> > a) supply the gun, or
> > b) return -EPERM and slap him in the head.
> >
> > Take your pick.
> A gun! A gun! Give him the gun. If root wants to shoot his toes
> of then I won't stop him ;-)

If thats the case then why not let the user 'kill -9 1' as well?


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