Re: Some questions about linux kernel.

From: Horst von Brand (
Date: Fri Mar 17 2000 - 14:38:56 EST

Alex Belits <> said:


> Last time I have checked, scheduler handles priority of processes
> without any "time hog detector" in userspace, yet nice(1) is used all the
> time. It can argued that daemon can help to set policies for running
> processes, but the possibility to at least set policy on the program
> startup by some wrapper should improve situation a lot compared to what it
> is now.

CPU time is infinite (or until patience gives out ;-), memory space isn't.

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