Speed up Time Machine backups

Set process priority

But you can allow the Time Machine process to gather a higher priority and therefore speed up the backup overall with the following command:

sudo sysctl debug.lowpri_throttle_enabled=0

Reset process priority

To set the process back to it’s original priority we can just set it back to 1.

sudo sysctl debug.lowpri_throttle_enabled=1

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