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    SubjectRe: low priority soft RT?
    On Thu, 22 Jul 1999, Rogier Wolff wrote:

    > Chris, I worked on a Unix system a long time ago ('86), and there
    > they defined "nice 19" to be "when nobody else wants the CPU".
    > That was a VERY handy system. For example: rc5des would not
    > consume the 3-5% of the CPU of my system when I'm actually doing
    > something CPUbound.

    I used to (and will again if there's enough demand) maintain
    a SCHED_IDLE patch for the Linux kernel, but nowadays I use
    loadwatch(1) myself and it works good enough for me...

    Rik -- Open Source: you deserve to be in control of your data.
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