Re: [PATCH] 2.5.46: duplicate statistics being gathered

From: Richard B. Johnson (
Date: Fri Nov 08 2002 - 08:36:58 EST

On Fri, 8 Nov 2002, Rick Lindsley wrote:

> The <unknown quantity of> applications out there which are reading
> the disk info from /proc/stat need to be taught to go fishing in
> /name-of-the-day-fs.

There is /proc/version, which could have been used to make
`ps` and `top` compatable over, at least previously known

The last version of procps I have a copy of is 1.2. I don't see
anybody opening that file anywhere. Maybe it would be a good
idea to start.

Dick Johnson
Penguin : Linux version 2.4.18 on an i686 machine (797.90 BogoMips).
   Bush : The Fourth Reich of America

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