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Programming Interfaces Guide     Oracle Solaris 10 1/13 Information Library
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1.  Memory and CPU Management

2.  Remote Shared Memory API for Solaris Clusters

3.  Session Description Protocol API

4.  Process Scheduler

Overview of the Scheduler

Time-Sharing Class

System Class

Real-time Class

Interactive Class

Fair-Share Class

Fixed-Priority Class

Commands and Interfaces

priocntl Usage

priocntl Interface

Interactions With Other Interfaces

Kernel Processes

Using fork and exec

Using nice


Scheduling and System Performance

Process State Transition

5.  Locality Group APIs

6.  Input/Output Interfaces

7.  Interprocess Communication

8.  Socket Interfaces

9.  Programming With XTI and TLI

10.  Packet Filtering Hooks

11.  Transport Selection and Name-to-Address Mapping

12.  Real-time Programming and Administration

13.  The Solaris ABI and ABI Tools

A.  UNIX Domain Sockets


Chapter 4

Process Scheduler

This chapter describes the scheduling of processes and how to modify scheduling.

The chapter is for developers who need more control over the order of process execution than default scheduling provides. See Multithreaded Programming Guide for a description of multithreaded scheduling.