I would like to understand cgroups better and would like to understand the use-cases for applying cgroups. Are cgroups a good way for prioritizing different applications (i.e, giving higher priority ...
From man renice: Users other than the super-user may only alter the priority of processes they own, and can only monotonically increase their ``nice value'' (for security reasons) within the ...
According to the man page, and wikipedia; nice ranges from -20 to 20. Yet when I run the following command, I find some processes have a non numerical value such as (-). See the sixth column from ...
How can I view the IO priority of a process? like to see for example if something has been ionice-ed.
I know what 'nice' is and how it maps to priority, this is not the question. Linux priorities range from 0-139. 0-99 is real time, 100-139 is user space. Nice maps onto priority: -20 → 100 0 → 120 ...