[lug] top 'wa' ?
thompsma at colorado.edu
Fri Nov 5 10:58:17 MST 2004
On Fri, 2004-11-05 at 10:31, Jason Davis wrote:
> 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?
My guess is wait. vmstat(8) has a wa that is:
wa: Time spent waiting for IO. Prior to Linux 2.5.41, shown as zero.
I'm sure I could set up a cluster jobs that could peg this. I've ran
some jobs that got into I/O hell.
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