[Vm-dev] ulimit rat-rio setting (was Re: [OpenSmalltalk/opensmalltalk-vm] Do not use linux-latest runner, use an older stable version. (#598))
Das.Linux at gmx.de
Thu Sep 30 06:11:53 UTC 2021
> On 30. Sep 2021, at 04:46, Eliot Miranda <eliot.miranda at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sep 29, 2021, at 5:32 PM, David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Sep 28, 2021 at 03:12:29PM -0700, tim Rowledge wrote:
>>> This reminds me to ask (probably again) if anyone actually understands
>>> ubuntu and getting the rtprio settings to 'take'.
>>> I have the suggested /etc/security/limits.d/squeak.conf etc but it
>>> appears to be ignored - at least the VM complains about it. Since
>>> `ulimit -a` tells me that rtprio is 0, I suspect it is correct to
>>> complain. I've spent way too long trying to make sense of what I
>>> find with googling. This has been going on for ages (so, yes, the
>>> machine has been rebooted) and every now and then I try to make some
>>> sense of it.
>> Aside from the various discussions of how to work around this problem,
>> I would expect that the VM might better do something like this:
>> - Attempt to start the heartbeat thread at elevated priority.
>> - If successful, proceed as before (other threads at normal priority)
>> - If not successful, drop the process priority and start all other
>> threads at a lower priority.
> +1. Good idea!
It's obvious, in hindsight xD
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