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Alters or queries a process's scheduling policy

'schedtool' can be used to alter or query a process' scheduling policy under the Linux kernel. The O(1)-sched-patch is required to take full advantage of it. All scheduling modes are supported.


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Janet Casey

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23 January 2004

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AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref)

Software prerequisites

Required to useLinux kernel 2.4.18+ with Ingo Molnar's O(1)-sched-patch *or* 2.5.X
Weak prerequisite2.5.8 or later and a recent glibc (for CPU-affinity support)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 27 February 2018.

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1.2.5 beta released 2005-07-03


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