ionice – renice you IO activity for the process.

2015-04-13 80 words 1 min read

ionice is utility provided by the package util-linux. Description of util-linux:

Description : The util-linux package contains a large variety of low-level system
utilities that are necessary for a Linux system to function. Among
others, Util-linux contains the fdisk configuration tool and the login
program.

 

With the help of this utility, you can set the scheduler priority for your IO scheduling upto RealTime, but be careful that can make other process sluggish. Example use:

ionice -c 1 -n 7 $(pgrep

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Authored By Amit Agarwal

Amit Agarwal, Linux and Photography are my hobbies.Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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