A way to guarentee 2% of CPU not in use?

Alan McKinnon alan at linuxholdings.co.za
Tue Jun 13 22:56:12 UTC 2006

On Tuesday 13 June 2006 13:57, Senectus . wrote:
> I just had ESD lock my laptop up and make it unusably slow.
> I couldn't even get an already open shell session to come up
> because it was maxed out with 100% CPU in use.
> is there some way to guarantee at least 2% of cpu to never get
> used? Like a general system nice command or something?

You can try adjust the various limits for your normal user account 
in /etc/security/limits.conf

If only me, you and dead people understand hex, 
how many people understand hex?

Alan McKinnon
alan at linuxholdings dot co dot za
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