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Old 08-13-2010, 04:20 PM   #1
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Nice Value of a Process


Hi, All,
What is the command to display the nice value of a process?
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August
 
Old 08-13-2010, 10:09 PM   #2
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ps -axl

It will be in the "NI" column.

Reference.
 
Old 08-13-2010, 10:19 PM   #3
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Try the following command:
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ps -eo pid,user,nice,command | grep <process_name>
You can also see it at 'NI' column in 'top' command.

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Old 08-14-2010, 06:14 AM   #4
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The answers have been already given, but please remember that per the LQ Rules, you shouldn't post homework assignments verbatim. We're happy to assist if you have specific questions or have hit a stumbling point, however. Let us know what you've already tried and what references you have used (including class notes, books, and Google searches) and we'll do our best to help. Also, keep in mind that your instructor might also be an LQ member.
 
Old 08-14-2010, 07:15 AM   #5
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Not Homework

Hi, Mara,
I appreciate all the help I get from Linux Questions. I assure you that these are not homework questions. I'm kind of in panic mode. I knew that I could display the nice value of a process using ps, but I just could not remember the options I needed to use. I tried googling, and sifting through the man pages, etc. But you know, sometimes when I'm in panic mode, I miss info which is right in front of me. Asking people that I work with is a total waste of time. So, again, I appreciate all the help I can get from you guys.
Thanks,
Jaypas
 
Old 05-02-2017, 03:00 AM   #6
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Smile command to get priority of a process

The Linux command to get the priority of a process is ps -l
 
Old 05-02-2017, 04:15 AM   #7
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If it is a process hitting the server, you can always use top, since top allows you to change the nice values on the fly too using "r :Renice-a-Task".
 
Old 05-02-2017, 06:45 AM   #8
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Quote:
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The Linux command to get the priority of a process is ps -l
Hi mks89,

Just be aware of the age of a thread. Not all threads are marked closed, or solved. There are very many which are just left open. But if you notice, the last post prior to yours was in 2010. Therefore it is unlikely that this may be of any help, especially given the flow of the thread from that time frame. No big deal, but just to make you aware for when you browse through threads and consider offering help. We'd rather you do look to provide help versus not.

Best Regards.
 
Old 05-02-2017, 03:26 PM   #9
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When you are consulting threads that are "this old," it is very important to realize that many "deep changes" to the Linux system have occurred since that time ... including major revisions to the Scheduler. Thus, anything "of that vintage" which you read about scheduling, "nice" values and so-forth ... or anything else ... may or may not today be [entirely ...] true.

Unfortunately, not all published documents or web-pages include a date. This can be a very serious omission.

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