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Dependency build is consuming too much CPU


Spencer Murata (2.3k115870) | asked May 10 '13, 10:42 a.m.
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I am running a dependency build on my System i, but it is consuming too much CPU.  How can I throttle how much CPU it uses during the build?

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Spencer Murata (2.3k115870) | answered May 10 '13, 10:47 a.m.
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The recommended way to control the CPU usage by the dependency build is to change the priority of the startbfa.sh script to some other value.  By default the agent script will have the same priority as the other processes the user may be running which may cause some problems as the dependency build can be CPU intensive.  So lowering the priority (RUNPTY) of only startbfa.sh will free up more cycles for other CPU processes.

Example:
- CHGJOB RUNPTY(50)
- QSH
- startbfa.sh
- exit QSH
- CHGJOB RUNPTY(20)

~Spencer
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