[ut2004] Tweaking Linux for playing games

Mark Ivey zovirl1_list at sbcglobal.net
Tue Aug 17 12:52:58 EDT 2004

On Fri, 2004-08-13 at 06:59, Rick B wrote:

>     That brings up something thats been on my mind. About a week ago, in 
> my effort to continually tweak my gaming setup, I stumbled on a thread 
> on a mailing list where the person had "niced" his game to get it to 
> play smoother. I thought that was odd since as a regular user you can 
> only "nice" the game to a lower priority, and that just didn't make any 
> sense. But I decided to try it with this command "nice -n +19 ut2004". I 
> can't tell that much of a difference, but it does seem to smooth the 
> game out a little. Somebody else could try it and see if it works for 
> them, then report back. Any takers?
>                 Rick B

I thought lower numbers were higher priority.  Wouldn't you want "nice
-n -19 ut2004"?

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