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SCHED_FIFO and SCHED_OTHER

I was trying to change linux process priority using chrt. I changed priority of one process to SCHED_FIFO from SCHED_OTHER. I could see some improvement in the perfomance. I run linux angstrom ...
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What is the difference between nice and renice?

What is the difference between the two commands nice and renice to manage process priority?
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What are some practical purposes for using renice? [closed]

I'm having a hard time finding a purposeful need for using renice more often, and I would like to know if there are any scenarios in which using process prioritization and adjusting it on-the-fly has ...
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What does a niceness value of (-) mean?

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 ...
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What is a command to find priority of process in Linux?

How can i view the priority of a specific process ?