Auto nice daemon
auto nice daemon
Automatically renices jobs
The auto nice daemon (AND) periodically activates itself and renices jobs according to priority and CPU usage. Jobs owned by root are left alone. Jobs are never increased in their priority. The renice intervals, the default nice level, and the activation intervals can all be adjusted. A priority database stores user/group/job tuples along with their renice values for three CPU usage time ranges. Negative nice levels are interpreted as signals to be sent to a process, triggered by CPU usage; in this way, browser sessions running amok can be killed automatically. The strategy for searching the priority database can be configured.
26 November 2001
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