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  1. #1
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    Unanswered: Unix ps command status

    Hi,

    ps -auwwx command gives a status IW, while the process does not do anything, what does this status signify?

    Regards,
    Kaushik.

  2. #2
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    Depends on the flavour of UNIX. Usually...

    I=Idle, sleeping for a couple of seconds
    W=Process has been swapped out to disk

    ar.

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