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 Fortune Cookies through the /proc Filesystem

The /proc filesystem is a virtual filesystem that permits a novel approach for communication between the Linux® kernel and user space. In the /proc filesystem, virtual files can be read from or written to as a means of communicating with entities in the kernel, but unlike regular files, the content of these virtual files is dynamically created. This article introduces you to the /proc virtual filesystem and demonstrates its use.

 (Submitted by Anonymous Thu Mar 16, 2006 )

  


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