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Date:      Tue, 2 Jan 2007 03:37:26 +0200
From:      Giorgos Keramidas <>
To:        Fr0zen <>
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD process STATES and their meanings
Message-ID:  <20070102013725.GA90976@kobe.laptop>
In-Reply-To: <000001c72e0a$accaf000$1401a8c0@amd>
References:  <000001c72e0a$accaf000$1401a8c0@amd>

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On 2007-01-01 18:54, Fr0zen <> wrote:
>Fr0zen wrote on Sunday, December 31, 2006 1:25 AM:
>> Does anyone have a small list with biref descriptions of what each
>> value in the STATE column in top represent. e.g sbwait, kserel,
>> nanslap, select, piperd, etc... I once saw one in the achieves, but I
>> am unable to find it again.
>> Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
> Anyone?

Please *don't* top-post.  I've fixed it this time, but it gets
old pretty fast in large, complex threads.

Have you tried looking at the manpage of top(1)?  It contains a
small description of what the values of the STATE column are
supposed to represent.

- Giorgos

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