Unix/Linux Go Back    

Plan 9 - man page for ps (plan9 section 1)

Linux & Unix Commands - Search Man Pages
Man Page or Keyword Search:   man
Select Man Page Set:       apropos Keyword Search (sections above)

PS(1)											    PS(1)

       ps, psu - process status


       psu [ user ]

       Ps  prints  information	about  processes.   Psu  prints  only information about processes
       started by user (default $user).

       For each process reported, the user, process id, user time, system time, size, state,  and
       command name are printed.  State is one of the following:

       Moribund      Process has exited and is about to have its resources reclaimed.

       Ready	     on the queue of processes ready to be run.

       Scheding      about to be run.

       Running	     running.

       Queueing      waiting on a queue for a resource.

       Wakeme	     waiting for I/O or some other kernel event to wake it up.

       Broken	     dead of unnatural causes; lingering so that it can be examined.

       Stopped	     stopped.

       Stopwait      waiting for another process to stop.

       Fault	     servicing a page fault.

       Idle	     waiting for something to do (kernel processes only).

       New	     being created.

       Pageout	     paging out some other process.

       Syscall	     performing the named system call.

       no resource   waiting for more of a critical resource.



       kill(1), db(1), ps(1), proc(3)

Unix & Linux Commands & Man Pages : ©2000 - 2018 Unix and Linux Forums

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:52 PM.