Subject: Re: /proc/self/stat
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/25/2003 10:07:25
On Mon, 25 Aug 2003, Peter Seebach wrote:

> The sun JRE has started failing for me.  Study suggests:
> 1.  It wants to open /proc/self/stat
> 2.  This should exist, for linux compat programs.
> 3.  It is not being found by the java runtime.
> It appears that, at some point, mount_procfs was changed to require
> a "linux" option to work with the JVM.  When?  Why?  Was there a problem
> with having /proc/self/stat always be there in the Linux format?

I guess it's because "/proc" is for native binaries, too? What many
folks do, is mount procfs under "/proc" the ordinary way, and under
"/emul/linux/proc" with "-o linux".