rtprio + su - doesn't work

Oliver Fromme olli at lurza.secnetix.de
Fri Aug 22 14:34:37 UTC 2008

Wojciech Puchar <> wrote:
 > /usr/sbin/rtprio 31 /usr/bin/su centrala -c \
 > "/usr/local/bin/asterisk -C /centrala/etc/asterisk.conf"
 > asterisk is started, but without realtime priority.

I'm not sure what's wrong, but it works fine for me:

# rtprio 31 su -m nobody -c 'id; /usr/sbin/rtprio'
uid=65534(nobody) gid=65534(nobody) groups=65534(nobody)
rtprio: realtime priority 31

This is on 7-stable (a few months old, though).

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