[mythtv-users] ionice and mythcommflag (was Re: suspend and resume mythcommflag)
msherman at projectile.ca
Fri May 16 16:29:47 UTC 2008
Misty P wrote:
> I know it's not quite what you're looking for, but if disk contention is
> causing the problem then using a script to pause/unpause commercial flagging
> that's only looking at CPU usage is like using the weather to predict profit
> margins. Yes, they sort of affect each other, *but*...
> I'd recommend using ionice instead. ionice : disk :: nice : cpu.
> (man ionice if that didn't make any sense.)
That's pretty cool, i'd never seen that before. Is there a simple way to
configure myth to always launch transcode and commflag user jobs with
Also, can nice and ionice stack on the command line? EG:
ionice -c3 nice COMMAND
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