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Old 07-11-2008, 06:49 AM   #1
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Talking display Process State


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can anyone plz tell me how to display Process States using ps command
 
Old 07-11-2008, 07:27 AM   #2
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Probably homework--see OP's other post.

Here's an excerpt from "man ps". This should get you started.

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PROCESS STATE CODES
Here are the different values that the s, stat and state output specifiers
(header "STAT" or "S") will display to describe the state of a process.
D Uninterruptible sleep (usually IO)
R Running or runnable (on run queue)
S Interruptible sleep (waiting for an event to complete)
T Stopped, either by a job control signal or because it is being traced.
W paging (not valid since the 2.6.xx kernel)
X dead (should never be seen)
Z Defunct ("zombie") process, terminated but not reaped by its parent.
 
Old 07-11-2008, 07:28 AM   #3
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