Re: SCHED_RR/SCHED_FIFO and kernel threads?

From: Lee Revell
Date: Thu Jun 16 2005 - 11:08:49 EST

On Thu, 2005-06-16 at 17:25 +0200, Patrik Hägglund wrote:
> For example, in one virtual
> terminal I stared a "supervisor" shell with SCHED_FIFO at priority
> 20,
> and then the job tasks I wanted to "run" in other virtual terminals,
> now
> still with SCHED_FIFO, but with lower priorities.

I believe there's a Sysrq to drop all SCHED_FIFO processes to
SCHED_OTHER. But yes, in general, bad things will happen if you are not
careful with SCHED_FIFO.


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