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Description of problem:
There's no way to make nice give a process a nice level of 19. I've
tried all of the flags on the nice manpage and all of them either don't work, or
complain that I'm using a badly formed nice number. "Don't work" means that the
process is still at nice zero after running nice.
I don't know if this bug is with the kernel or what but it's at least a
Anyway, running nice without specifying a number results in a level 4.
Is that as good as 19, these days?
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Steps to Reproduce:
nice -n 19 <program>
nice --adjustment=19 <program>
nice -19 <program>
Actual Results: top shows the program at nice 0
Expected Results: program should be at nice 19latest kernel patch
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