ksm: change ksm nice level to be 5
Izik Eidus [Tue, 22 Sep 2009 00:02:07 +0000 (17:02 -0700)]
ksm should try not to disturb other tasks as much as possible.

Signed-off-by: Izik Eidus <ieidus@redhat.com>
Cc: Chris Wright <chrisw@redhat.com>
Cc: Hugh Dickins <hugh.dickins@tiscali.co.uk>
Cc: Andrea Arcangeli <aarcange@redhat.com>
Cc: Rik van Riel <riel@redhat.com>
Cc: Wu Fengguang <fengguang.wu@intel.com>
Cc: Balbir Singh <balbir@in.ibm.com>
Cc: Hugh Dickins <hugh.dickins@tiscali.co.uk>
Cc: KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@jp.fujitsu.com>
Cc: Lee Schermerhorn <lee.schermerhorn@hp.com>
Cc: Avi Kivity <avi@redhat.com>
Cc: Nick Piggin <nickpiggin@yahoo.com.au>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>

mm/ksm.c

index 0113f15..cf072c5 100644 (file)
--- a/mm/ksm.c
+++ b/mm/ksm.c
@@ -1263,7 +1263,7 @@ static void ksm_do_scan(unsigned int scan_npages)
 
 static int ksm_scan_thread(void *nothing)
 {
-       set_user_nice(current, 0);
+       set_user_nice(current, 5);
 
        while (!kthread_should_stop()) {
                if (ksm_run & KSM_RUN_MERGE) {