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nice renice priority

Show the priority of a proess

ps -o pid,comm,nice -p 22414


Start a job with an other nice value than the default 0
The “-” is not a minus sign
-10 has a higher priority than 10
Niceness values range from -20 (most favorable to the process) to 19 (least favorable to the process)

nice -10 someJob (Sets nice for someJob to 10)
nice --10 someJob (Sets nice for someJob to -10)


Set the nice value of the already running process 22414 to 18

renice 18 22414

Set default values



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nice_renice_priority.txt · Last modified: 25-12-2017 00:45 by wim