Re: Priority of DESChall.

Justin Dolske (
Fri, 18 Apr 1997 12:04:35 -0400 (EDT)

On Fri, 18 Apr 1997, C Matthew Curtin wrote:

> Vijay> Is there any way to reset the nice value for deschall?
> In most Unices, this is handled with the renice command.

...but you need to be root to do so. Renice doesn't let mere mortals
adjust the priority downwards. :-(

>From renice(1):

[...] only the process owner
can alter process priority, and can only monotonically increase the
system nice value within the range 20 to 39

Justin Dolske <URL:>
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