Re: nice under AIX

Andy Church (
Thu, 05 Jun 1997 15:38:59 EDT

[stuff about niceness deleted]
>I've tested the commands above under each of the listed
>operating systems. For all systems except Solaris & NetBSD,
>deschall uses only 0-8% of the CPU when a normal-priority
>cpu-hungry process is running. Under Solaris, deschall gets
>about 10-15%. Under NetBSD, it gets about 25%.

Actually, I typically see nice +19 processes go into that 0-8%
range on Solaris (2.5.1), too...

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