Re: [PATCH] Changing RT priority in kernel 2.6 without CAP_SYS_NICE

From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Tue Apr 26 2005 - 03:16:55 EST

* Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > Presently, a process without the capability CAP_SYS_NICE can not change
> > its own policy, which is OK.
> >
> > But it can also not decrease its RT priority (if scheduled with policy
> > SCHED_RR or SCHED_FIFO), which is what this patch changes.
> This patch needed some massaging to copt with the changes in
> nice-and-rt-prio-rlimits.patch - please check.
> I guess we should merge nice-and-rt-prio-rlimits.patch.

the massaging looks ok - and i agree that we should merge the rt-rlimits

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