[lug] top 'wa' ?
mohadib at openactive.org
Fri Nov 5 10:48:45 MST 2004
On Fri, 2004-11-05 at 10:39, Zan Lynx wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-11-05 at 10:31 -0700, Jason Davis wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I have looked over the man page for top and cant find what 'wa'
> > Cpu0 : 15.5% us, 5.3% sy, 0.0% ni, 20.5% id, 57.4% wa, 0.7% hi,
> > 0.7% si
> > what does wa meam?
> > thanks,
> > jd
> "wa" is IO Wait. It is the percent of time that the system is spending
> waiting on IO. It is new in 2.6, which is why it probably isn't in the
> man page.
thanks again Zan :)
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