Subject: Re: What are these references to a /proc directory?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Mike Long <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/03/1997 11:45:12
>Date: Fri, 3 Jan 1997 07:29:27 -0800 (PST)
>From: "Gerald C. Simmons" <email@example.com>
>I've seen a few references (in /bin/sh's and such) that refer to, and
>are check for things in /proc. What's its purpose and who do I enable
/proc is a SYSVish mechanism for monitoring processes. You enable it
by adding 'options PROCFS' to your kernel config.
You can probably find more details in mount_proc(8).
Mike Long <firstname.lastname@example.org> <URL:http://www.shore.net/~mikel>
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