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SubjectRe: [patch] sched_[set|get]_affinity() syscall, 2.4.15-pre9
On Tue, Nov 27, 2001 at 03:53:04PM -0500, Robert Love wrote:
> Effecting all tasks matching a uid or some other filter is a little
> beyond what either patch does. Note however that both interfaces have
> atomicity.

I don't see a need for that either, the inheritance and single-process change
are the major abilities needed.

> You can open and write to proc from within a program ... very easily, in
> fact.
>
> Also, with some sed and grep magic, you can set the affinity of all
> tasks via the proc interface pretty easy. Just a couple lines.

>From the admin point of view, this last ability is a good one.

A read-only entry in proc wouldn't do much good by itself. The writable /proc
entry is the one that sounds interesting.

-Nathan

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