I am a newbie in Linux. Recently I setup MRTG to monitor several workstations. I added commands for querying SNMP data to run in 5 min interval using crontab (as shown below
*/5 * * * * /usr/local/mrtg-2/bin/mrtg /usr/local/mrtg-2/bin/comp1.cfg logging /var/log/mrtg.log
*/5 * * * * /usr/local/mrtg-2/bin/mrtg /usr/local/mrtg-2/bin/comp2.cfg logging /var/log/mrtg.log
*/5 * * * * /usr/local/mrtg-2/bin/mrtg /usr/local/mrtg-2/bin/comp3.cfg logging /var/log/mrtg.log
(There are up to 26 computers)
Now, when the tasks are being excecuted, I cant do anything else on the linux 7.2 machine coz its like the tasks take 100% of the processor time.
Is there something I can do to have my key strokes given priority?