Subject: Re: Has 'top' format changed?
To: Nigel Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris Gilbert <email@example.com>
Date: 06/23/2001 10:51:47
On Saturday 23 June 2001 10:40 am, Nigel Reed wrote:
> According to the man page...
> STATE is the current state (one of "START", "RUN", "STOP", "ZOMB",
> "DEAD", or "CPU") or wait channel if the state is SLEEP
> PID USERNAME PRI NICE SIZE RES STATE TIME WCPU CPU COMMAND
> 4216 root 2 0 48K 320K nfsd 0:48 0.00% 0.00% nfsd
> So, nfsd would be the wait channel? If that is so then fair enough. I
> can't say I like it though.
I actually prefer it as it's more informative about what a process is waiting
for, eg io, netio, etc. I'd assume that nfsd is a wait channel (I've not
looked at the code to confirm that though)