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How to list process priority on an embedded linux with busybox?

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Busybox can be compiled with ENABLE_FEATURE_PS_ADDITIONAL_COLUMNS which will enable nice among others. Then you can do, for example:

busybox ps -o pid,nice,user,args


  • user, group, comm, args, pid, ppid, pgid, tty, vsz


  • etime, time


  • nice, rgroup, ruser, pcpu (although pcpu seems to be commented out)


  • rss


  • label
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Thank you, it works! –  danatel Jan 20 '10 at 8:46

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