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Behold, David Balazic <david balazic hermes si> hath decreed:
> > Why don't you renice dvdauthor to a lower priority so that your mouse
> > and other bits of the OS can still function?
> > It worked beautifully. :-)
> > I used 
> > renice 5 -p 3203 (3203 being the PID for mecoder at the time)
> Why doesn't Fedora work out of the box. Why should the user fix it ?
> And then people wonder why it is not a success on the desktop ...

My limited experience with burning CDs on Windows is that its desktop 
performance is also quite affected when encoding/burning stuff.

As for the original question, you could also probably write a shell
script to conveniently nice the encoding in the first place, so that
you don't have to use renice to change the priority on the fly... 
'man nice'.


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