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    SubjectRe: Schedule idle
    On Tue, 17 Nov 1998, David Feuer wrote:

    > Why is this better than nice-19?

    - nice19 gets 5% of CPU
    - eats the full amount of memory and/or I/O such a program
    - multiple nice19 processes have a big impact on system
    performance, 200+ idle processes hardly have any impact
    on responsiveness (I tried it with 230 idle processes)

    Rik -- slowly getting used to dvorak kbd layout...
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