Bug 104427 - [RFE] applet should run as nice 10 since it is informational only
[RFE] applet should run as nice 10 since it is informational only
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: rhn-applet (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Daniel Veillard
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Reported: 2003-09-15 10:43 EDT by Michael Lee Yohe
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:57 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-09-15 11:21:40 EDT
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Description Michael Lee Yohe 2003-09-15 10:43:08 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030722

Description of problem:
This background applet is only designed to occasionally poll the Red Hat server
to see if there are applicable updates to the system.  During this querying
process and comparison with the local machine, the applet can spike (CPU
resources) capturing CPU time from other processes.  Since it is not mission
critical that the applet run at the same priority level as other processes, this
"background" applet should run itself as nice 10 (or whatever deemed to be

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1. see description

Actual Results:  Runs at the same level of every other process.

Expected Results:  Runs if there is idle processor time available.

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Comment 1 Daniel Veillard 2003-09-15 11:21:40 EDT
Makes sense, I implemented it, this should show up in version 2.0.11
once it reaches Rawhide,



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