[ut2004] Tweaking Linux for playing games
zajelo3 at cfl.rr.com
Fri Aug 20 19:57:26 EDT 2004
John Nilsson wrote:
>On tis, 2004-08-17 at 18:52, Mark Ivey wrote:
>>I thought lower numbers were higher priority. Wouldn't you want "nice
>>-n -19 ut2004"?
>This is a rather complex issue, some housekeeping processes are needed
>to keep things smooth, swapping and stuff. CPU isn't the bottleneck in
>most systems, I/O speed is.
I have tried "niceing" to a higher priority like "-19" but it causes
problems. Thats why I was so surprised that niceing the game to a lower
priority seemed to make the game run a little smoother. I can see that
this is indeed a "complex issue".
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