[Thinlinc-technical] Do vsmserver and vsmagent renice after a few days?

Peter Astrand astrand at cendio.se
Thu Mar 19 08:06:24 CET 2015

On Tue, 17 Mar 2015, David G Miller wrote:

> Subject says it all.  We have noticed that vsmserver and vsmagent start 
> with a nice of 0 (normal Linux priority) and then apparently renice to a 
> nice of 10 after a few days.  This creates problems for users who are 
> starting processes since the child processes that they start inherit the 
> nice setting of the parent process.

We haven't heard of this problem before, but after some investigation, I 
found this bug report:


Are you using Ubuntu? Which version? Unfortunately the Ubuntu folks seems 
to think that this is not a high priority bug...

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