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Realtime Policy and Watchdog daemon control


rtkitctl [options]

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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[:dot:]net>.

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