> The following is an excerpt from the 'top' output:
> PID USERNAME THR PRI NICE SIZE RES STATE TIME CPU COMMAND
> 19828 tstUsr 25 47 4 899M 58M sleep 4:11 14.34%
> The above state is after Thread.Sleep()(Java code) is invoked. I am
> just wondering, how the thread which is in 'sleep' state consumes so
> much i.e.14.34% of CPU.
> Could anybody clarify this?
favor of the built-in 'prstat' program which provides largely the same
output. Try that and see if it's perhaps a problem with top itself
rather than your system.