top shows items with less cpu over items with more cpu?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by dmmcintyre3, Apr 23, 2009.

  1. dmmcintyre3 macrumors 68020

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    #1
    why is this?
     

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  2. spinnerlys Guest

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    #2
    It's sorted after PID (Process ID) in reverse.

    Use "top -ocpu" to sort by CPU usage, also use "top man" to see the manual pages (quite a lot, better in separate window to try it out).
     

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