number of processes reported by top versus ps

Dan Mahoney, System Admin danm at
Thu Feb 15 07:21:58 UTC 2007

Hey all,

I'm getting about a hundred more processes reported by ps aux|wc -l versus 
the total number of processes in top.  Is this a "normal" thing?  My 
system's been under some heavy load in the past couple days, but it's all 
presumably stable now.



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