Zombie process using 100% CPU – Super User

The best answers to the question “Zombie process using 100% CPU” in the category Super User. QUESTION: A zombie process, which should not be using any resources (RAM and CPU), is hogging up an entire core on my 8-core 64-bit Ubuntu 11.10 Desktop installation. This is the output of ps -el|grep Z: F S UID … Read more

TOP command memory usage – Super User

The best answers to the question “TOP command memory usage” in the category Super User. QUESTION: Under SuSE, (Mem: 31908592k total, 31421504k used,) how do i know which process or program using my memory? ANSWER: This will ouput pmem & rss longs of processes, worth to try. ps -eo pid,pmem,rss,comm –sort rss ANSWER: The standard … Read more

top command in cygwin? – Super User

The best answers to the question “top command in cygwin?” in the category Super User. QUESTION: I am starting to use Cygwin(64) on my Windows 8 laptop, however, the top command is not recognized. I have read online that I need to get the procps package, but it is not available on the ‘Cygwin Setup’ … Read more

What does TIME+ (cpu time, hundredth) in top mean? – Super User

The best answers to the question “What does TIME+ (cpu time, hundredth) in top mean?” in the category Super User. QUESTION: See the example below. Automount is showing 3019:57 in the TIME+ column. Tasks: 241 total, 1 running, 240 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie Cpu(s): 0.7%us, 0.7%sy, 0.0%ni, 98.5%id, 0.0%wa, 0.1%hi, 0.0%si, 0.0%st Mem: 16435884k … Read more