oreilly.comSafari Books Online.Conferences.


Linux in a Nutshell

This directory of Linux commands is from Linux in a Nutshell, 5th Edition.

Click on any of the 687 commands below to get a description and list of available options. All links in the command summaries point to the online version of the book on Safari Bookshelf.

Buy it now, or read it online on Safari Bookshelf.


chrt [options] [prio] [pid |command ...]

Set or retrieve the real-time scheduling properties of a given process, or run a new process with the given real-time scheduling properties.


-f, --fifo

Use the FIFO (first-in, first-out) scheduling policy.

-h, --help

Display usage information and then exit.

-m, --max

Show the minimum and maximum valid scheduling priorities.

-o, --other

Use the normal (called "other") scheduling policy.

-p, --pid

Operate on the given, existing PID and do not execute a new command.

-r, --rr

Use the round-robin scheduling policy.

-v, --version

Output version information and then exit.

Linux Resources
  • Linux Online
  • The Linux FAQ
  • Linux Kernel Archives
  • Kernel Traffic

  • Sponsored by: