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 Understanding /proc:

Nice overview of how to use the /proc filesystem.

"When it comes down to it, /proc is a filesystem. Although it does not represent any physical device, you can still mount it and unmount it as you please. It contains a multitude of valuable information regarding the processes you are running, as well as the hardware you have hooked up to your computer (although in recent years, /sys has been devised by the Kernel folks to represent the hardware hierarchy and export device information ). "
Understanding /proc: - Linux Forums

 (Submitted by Noel Tue Mar 14, 2006 )


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