[linux-audio-user] increasing runtime priority

Florian Schmidt mista.tapas at gmx.net
Sun May 8 09:14:30 EDT 2005

On Sat, 7 May 2005 22:02:01 -0700
Noah Roberts <roberts.noah at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ok, now that I have the kernel and everything set up and jackd is
> running in realtime mode, how do I tell the kernel to do that with
> other programs that don't know enough to increase their own
> priorities?  Is there a wrapper program that will start another
> program at an increased priority?
> This could be something I should already know, but I haven't ever had
> to do it before so I don't.

programs need to be designed for realtime mode. Especially they need to
give up the cpu in periodic intervals to keep the system responsive.

Many programs like games won't even work right when running SCHED_FIFO.

But nonetheless have a look at 



chrt (from the schedutils package)


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