[mythtv-users] sudo nice --5 xine Permissions?

Andrew Burgess aab at cichlid.com
Tue Aug 21 05:48:59 UTC 2007

>I wonder if the & at the 
>end of the xine command will properly allow for continued execution of 
>the script.

it will

>If the & doesn't do it I might have to look into forking 
>the script.  I might also have to sleep a few cycles while xine launches 
>before grabbing the PID.

if you did it that way, yes. bash has a builtin "$!" to get the
pid of that last backgrounded process, no sleep necessary.

>xine -pfhq --post tvtime:method=Greedy2Frame --no-splash dvd:/ &
>PID=$(ps -C xine -o pid=)


>chrt --verbose --fifo --pid 10 $PID
>ionice -c1 -p $PID

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