Periodic tasks are not nice

John Levine johnl at
Mon Jun 14 19:09:22 UTC 2021

It appears that Ronald F. Guilmette <rfg at> said:
>Shouldn't all these sorts of background taks be nice'd?

Maybe. My not very new server has 12 CPUs (six on each chip) so there
is always an available CPU so the speed limit is the disk, not the
processor. Nice only affects CPU scheduling.

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