Un-nice behaviour from pan

Eric Potter ecp62 at charter.net
Tue Nov 9 21:15:13 UTC 2004

Eric Potter wrote:

> Firstly, let me say that I installed Warty Warthog last week, and
> am thoroughly impressed.  I have completely switched over from
> Mandrake 9.2.  Now on to the problem...
> I run pan at nice -n 19 so that it will decode in the background
> and not disturb what I am doing.  However, when pan is decoding binaries
> it seems to override this nice level and suck up most of my CPU.
> If I am playing a video at the time, for example, it will stutter
> badly.  This never happened with Mandrake 9.2.
I have discovered that the problem is not with pan, the problem is famd.

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