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Old 12-14-2004, 09:57 AM   #1
alaios
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change the priority on the fly


Hi... I need to dynamically change the priority of a process.

For example assume that we have a process that consumes a lot of cpu... I want to send a signal to the process and change the priority to a higher number, without killing it and starting again from start.
Any ideas?
Thx a lot
 
Old 12-14-2004, 10:19 AM   #2
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On command line / script
Code:
renice
Or on the source:
Code:
int setpriority(int wich, int who, int prio)
(Check the man pages)
 
  


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