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rtkitctl: Realtime Policy and Watchdog daemon control


rtkitctl - Realtime Policy and Watchdog daemon control


rtkitctl [options]


RealtimeKit is a D-Bus system service that changes the scheduling policy of user processes/threads to SCHED_RR (i.e. realtime scheduling mode) on request. It is intended to be used as a secure mechanism to allow real-time scheduling to be used by normal user processes.


-h, --help
Show a summary of options.
Show version.
Reset real-time status of known threads.
Reset real-time status of all threads.
Start RealtimeKit if it is not running already.
-k, --exit
Terminate running RealtimeKit daemon.


RealtimeKit was written by Lennart Poettering <lennart [at] poettering.net>.