SCHED_ULE and nice still ignored

Andre Guibert de Bruet andy at
Sat Jan 31 15:26:23 PST 2004

On Sat, 31 Jan 2004, Tom wrote:

>   From what I know of "nice", it should reduces the processes scheduling
> priority.  There is no definition in the nice manpage on the exact
> definition of reduced priority means.

"Reduced priority" is subjective.  Different schedulers are free to
more-or-less do whatever they want behind the scenes with the nice value.
The expected behavior is of course the preempting of the process that has
a higher nice value by a gradually stepped amount.


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