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Whats the meaning of  parameters %id and %wa when using top command?

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Whats the meaning of  parameters %id and %wa when using top command?

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%ID represents CPU utilization

%WA represents wait time
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%id is the percentage of the elapsed CPU time spent idle, and
%wa is the percentage of the elapsed CPU time spent waiting for I/O.

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