kcryptd's priority

Guido Ledermann guido.ledermann at googlemail.com
Tue May 15 05:39:13 UTC 2007

Hmmm... Maybe the wrong list. Could anybody please tell me in which 
mailinglist to ask this stuff?


Guido Ledermann wrote:
> Hello,
> I really don't know if this is the right list, but as I am now 
> extensivly testing dm-crypt under F7 I post this here.
> The priority of kcryptd is by default set to nice -5. I always have to 
> change this manually by renicing it to 0 to let the system work well. If 
> the nice value ist set to something <= 0 I experienced that the system 
> often stutters and hangs for a second or so.
> Is there an optione where I can change the nice value of kcryptd during 
> the system start, or ist this hard coded somewhere? I have tried to 
> renice it in /etc/rc.local but it sams to me, that kcryptd starts 
> _after_ rc.local is processed.
> Guido

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