POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.unix : not nice(1) : Re: not nice(1) Server Time
27 Nov 2021 17:48:30 EST (-0500)
  Re: not nice(1)  
From: clipka
Date: 31 Dec 2017 07:59:58
Message: <5a48df4e$1@news.povray.org>
Am 31.12.2017 um 06:39 schrieb dick balaska:
> On 12/30/2017 10:04 PM, clipka wrote:
> 
>> CPU power ffmpeg makes no use of for any of the above reasons is free
>> for the taking.
> 
> Remove ffmpeg from the equation. If povray isn't running, ffmpeg uses
> 800%. It was an example.
> The place I really see this is: povrayws, which runs at user priority
> under qtpov, gets slightly *less* horsepower than povray, which is
> running at nice -19 under the renderfarm. povrayws should be using close
> to 800%, not 350ish%, while povray should drop to near 0%.

Try pitting one instance of genuine POV-Ray at niceness -19 against
another one at niceness 0. That's the litmus test.

If that runs as expected, there's something else in the equation that's
not working properly. Maybe povrayws has a lot of I/O overhead?


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