Subject: Re: changes to top to print wchan for sleeping procs
To: Laine Stump <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/17/2001 17:44:45
On Wed, Jan 17, 2001 at 06:07:57PM -0500, Laine Stump wrote:

 > Hubert Feyrer <> writes:
 > > Well, keep the "state" column to make the "sleep" obvious, and add a
 > > "wchan" column. 
 > That adds 8 columns (or so) which either makes the display > 80
 > columns (which is a definite no-no, since many people run top on text
 > displays), or necessitates removal of other useful information (and
 > I'm sure we'd get complaints about that too).

I think Hubert wants to get rid of WCPU -- but I totally support keeping
the WCPU column, and simply doing the CAPS/nocaps thing for STATE versus

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>