[CentOS] Control IO related to a process

Tue Sep 2 15:03:19 UTC 2008
Peter Kjellstrom <cap at nsc.liu.se>

On Tuesday 02 September 2008, Joseph L. Casale wrote:
> Is there a way to nice the IO on a process such as dd?
> If not, what could be a way to control the IO level of
> such a process from bogging down a server to severely.

There is ionice (assuming CentOS-5) in the util-linux package. It's by no 
means perfect but unlike nice it atleast tries to do what you want :-)

Try it out.

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