Re: deschall harmful to Irix?

Christopher Dickens (
Fri, 30 May 1997 23:23:30 -0400 (EDT)

On Fri, 30 May 1997, Jonas Schlein wrote:

> I agree 100%...I've gotten screamed at for running this on some of our
> IRIX 5.3 machines and was using a nice value of +20! It was still using
> between 85%-99% of the CPU which doesn't make any sense unless I don't
> know UNIX like I think I should.
> Any ideas?

Duh, people! Try "man nice" You'll find that +20 nice values give the
deschall client MORE priority over other programs. For best results, try

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