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Does IO prioritise by the very nature of renicing a task?

The CFQ IO scheduler supports priorities though I am not sure that Deadline does (I believe not). The premise is that when I renice a task it gets a larger share of CPU under the Completely Fair ...
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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.