-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Norberto Meijome wrote: > On Thu, 20 Dec 2007 13:07:44 -0500 "C High" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > wrote: > >> With nice, 20 is the lowest priority, 0 is the base, and -20 is >> the highest. > > that's right - it is because with nice you tell it 'how nice to > be'. when you ask a process to have a level 20 of niceness, it will > be VERY nice and the kernel will let other processes in front of > it. If you say, this process will have a negative value of > niceness, it isn't very nice at all ;)
I think the kernel it self (this is based on 43BSD) has a niceness of -25. - -- Aryeh M. Friedman FloSoft Systems http://www.flosoft-systems.com Developer, not business, friendly -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.4 (FreeBSD) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org iD8DBQFHazRtzIOMjAek4JIRAtAlAJ4xgwq25KBQ9GAJF4XDr2JbNlXLGgCfa+mP xr40CG6NrQFBl7GyyWvfbac= =WRMK -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"