Home | Community | Message Board


High Mountain Compost
Please support our sponsors.

General Interest >> Science and Technology

Welcome to the Shroomery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
InvisibleMarioNett
Stranger
Registered: 07/22/03
Posts: 354
folding@home linux question (or other console versions)
    #2365159 - 02/21/04 08:58 PM (12 years, 9 months ago)

I've noticed that folding@home isn't too friendly about observing process priorities. It keeps running when I'm trying to play videos and such, giving me a performance hit. I have it set to "idle" in the config. I've run other distributed computing programs in the past, but haven't had this problem. Is there a way to get it to truly only run at idle, or throttle it to leave some cpu time alone when it is running?

Also, how the hell do you quit this thing without losing your workunit?


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineFiddleMyDiddle
Keyboard Samurai

Registered: 10/30/03
Posts: 34
Loc: Trapped inside my mind..
Last seen: 7 years, 10 months
Re: folding@home linux question (or other console versions) [Re: MarioNett]
    #2365725 - 02/21/04 11:41 PM (12 years, 9 months ago)

check out the nice command.
man nice


--------------------
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
You laugh at me because I'm different.
I laugh at you because you're all the same.
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

General Interest >> Science and Technology

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Downloading linux - question DreaMaTrix 907 17 11/30/04 01:29 AM
by Vvellum
* misc. Linux questions monoamine 722 10 07/07/04 03:41 PM
by MAIA
* Linux question WBecklund 610 5 12/12/05 04:08 PM
by ThePredator
* My last Windows hurdle (Linux question) Boom 744 5 02/09/07 04:44 PM
by TheCow
* anyone not on the shroomery team for folding@home?
( 1 2 3 4 ... 14 15 all )
amyloid 82,673 293 10/20/07 05:41 PM
by Ythan
* Folding at home tak 992 12 01/21/05 03:40 PM
by LouisSkolnick
* Folding@home - screensaver only for win2k/xp?? trendalM 641 5 12/02/05 02:01 PM
by Ythan
* Walmart Selling Linux PC for $199 DiploidM 527 2 11/02/07 02:30 PM
by sherm

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Lana, trendal, Diploid, automan
557 topic views. 0 members, 3 guests and 2 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Everything Mushrooms
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2016 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.024 seconds spending 0.005 seconds on 14 queries.