control CPU usage
half.italian at gmail.com
Sat Sep 19 19:18:13 CEST 2009
On Sep 19, 9:17 am, kakarukeys <kakaruk... at gmail.com> wrote:
> When I am running a loop for a long time, calculating heavily, the CPU
> is at 100%, making the comp not so responsive. Is there a way to
> control the
> CPU usage at say 80%? putting a time.sleep(0.x) doesn't seem to help
> although CPU usage level is reduced, but it's unstable.
If you are on linux, you can use the 'nice' command. It will still
take 100%, but will give it up to other processes that need to use the
nice -n 19 <script>
In windows, I guess you could change the priority of the process in
the Task Manager. Not sure how to do it programatically.
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