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SubjectRe: Disk priorities...
On Sun, 1 Oct 2000, LA Walsh wrote:

> Forgive me if this has been asked before, but has there ever
> been any thought of having a 'nice' value for disk accesses?.

Not currently, but it would be trivial to adjust the maximum
elevator sorting latency according to the niceness of the
process. I have no idea how much this would help, though ...

> I've also thought before a simple 'netnice' would be good as
> well -- real nice and easy to use, lets see:
> netnice
> disknice
> cpunice
> nice <number>| -p <cpunice> , -d <disknice>, -n <netnice, -a <all nice>

That would be nice indeed.
(send patches! ;))


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