[Ilugc] [Tip] Limit the CPU usage of a certain application in
anupama.2312.bmsit at gmail.com
Tue Jun 22 08:33:25 IST 2010
Does limiting CPU usage mean the time taken by the application to use the
CPU?Would'nt limiting usage slow down the application?
On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 8:59 PM, jemenisuresh <jemenisuresh at gmail.com>wrote:
> Limit the CPU usage of a certain application in Linux
> You can do this by installing cpulimit. You can limit a certain
> running application either by name or by process ID:
> cpulimit -e firefox -l 30
> This won’t let Firefox go beyond a 30% CPU usage limit.
> If you’d rather go by process, you can do it like this:
> cpulimit -p 3493 -l 40
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