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How to renice a group of processes?

lb build can build live system image, and it invokes many processes while building the image. If I start it as below: # nice -n 19 ionice -n 7 -c 3 lb build all the children processes get the same ...
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What is ionice `none: prio 0` equivalent to?

The ionice manual states that: Note that before kernel 2.6.26 a process that has not asked for an io priority formally uses "none" as scheduling class, but the io scheduler will treat such ...
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Setting nice and ionice for rsync via xinetd

I am attempting to set nice and ionice for rsync via xinetd. I am running Fedora 16. The reason I would like to use these values is to reduce the rsync process to an idle state so other processes run ...
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Run process with higher priority

I want to run mplayer with higher priority than any other processes, including the IO-processes. How can I do that?
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How do I view the IO priority of a process?

How can I view the IO priority of a process? like to see for example if something has been ionice-ed.