Priority Processes

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Scheduling Algorithms - Scheduling Disciplines - Fixed Priority Pre-emptive Scheduling
... The OS assigns a fixed priority rank to every process, and the scheduler arranges the processes in the ready queue in order of their priority ... Lower priority processes get interrupted by incoming higher priority processes ... Waiting time and response time depend on the priority of the process ...

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