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The values could at least match the name: smaller values should be less
nice and larger values more nice. Or maybe they should name the resource
Posted May 5, 2005 21:28 UTC (Thu) by phiggins (subscriber, #5605)
Posted May 6, 2005 23:48 UTC (Fri) by giraffedata (subscriber, #1954)
I don't know anything about the early history of nice, but I suspect the negative values were an add-on. I think someone setting out to design a general CPU share setting wouldn't do it that way.
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