In response to "Don O'Neil" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>: > I did this: > > In my login.conf file (assuming that all you have to do is change whatever > you don't want to be the default): > > nice:\ > :priority=5: > > In the user entry I put 'nice' in field 5. > > When I rebuilt the login.conf db, nothing seems to have changed for th > user... A 'top' still shows his processes (old and new) with a nice of 0. > > Is there something else I'm missing?
Did you log the user out/restart all his processes? I expect the priority is applied at login time and isn't going to be re-evaluated on a continual basis. > > -----Original Message----- > From: Dan Nelson [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > Sent: Friday, April 13, 2007 2:57 PM > To: Don O'Neil > Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: Re: Mysql Hogging all system resources > > In the last episode (Apr 13), Don O'Neil said: > > Nevermind on the "badly formatted number"... I specified the full path > > /usr/bin/nice and it worked ok this time :-) > > > > However, I still want to know if there is a way to specify a nice > > level for an entire users processes. > > If you create a login class in /etc/login.conf and set the priority > capability, then assign a user to that class in /etc/master.passwd (the > class field is the 5th one, it's usually empty), then their priority (aka > niceness) should get set then they log in. Remember to use the 'vipw' > command to edit the passwd file, and to run 'cap_mkdb /etc/login.conf' to > rebuild login.conf.db. > > -- > Dan Nelson > [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > -- > MySQL General Mailing List > For list archives: http://lists.mysql.com/mysql > To unsubscribe: http://lists.mysql.com/[EMAIL PROTECTED] > > > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" -- Bill Moran http://www.potentialtech.com _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"