From Free Software Directory
This is the approved revision of this page; it is not the most recent. View the most recent revision.
Jump to: navigation, search


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.


User README included



Verified by

Verified on


Verified by

Janet Casey

Verified on

23 January 2004

Leaders and contributors

Freek Maintainer

Resources and communication

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.


Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the page “GNU Free Documentation License”.

The copyright and license notices on this page only apply to the text on this page. Any software or copyright-licenses or other similar notices described in this text has its own copyright notice and license, which can usually be found in the distribution or license text itself.