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RTKITCTL(8) System Manager’s Manual RTKITCTL(8)


rtkitctl – Realtime Policy and Watchdog daemon control


rtkitctl [options]


RealtimeKit is a D-Bus system service that changes the scheduling pol‐
icy 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 .

July 1, 2009 RTKITCTL(8)