Re: [PATCH] Make highly niced processes run only when idle

From: Robert Love (
Date: Mon Dec 10 2001 - 20:54:42 EST

On Mon, 2001-12-10 at 20:36, Ton Hospel wrote:

> Please don't. Whenever you think you priority inheritance, it's a sign your
> system has got too complicated. The simplest solution is to simply have no
> priorities when a task is in-kernel (or at least non that can completely
> exclude a task).

I agree, I said it was overkill.

My solution is going to be to schedule the task as a SCHED_OTHER task
when in the kernel, and as SCHED_IDLE task otherwise.

        Robert Love

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