In the last episode (Sep 11), Nestor Wheelock said:
> I have searched all over the net for a good definition of what the top 
> state, "kserel" means.  When I run mysql this is the state in which it 
> runs.
> 
>   PID USERNAME  THR PRI NICE   SIZE    RES STATE  C   TIME   WCPU COMMAND
>  2117 mysql      17  20    0   323M 59080K kserel 0   0:02  0.00% mysqld

That's just a wait state used inside libkse threads meaning a thread is
waiting for something to do.  Note that for a threaded program, the
STATE seen by top is that of only one thread owned by the process. 
Press 'H' to see each thread on its own line.

-- 
        Dan Nelson
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