Re: procfs problems

Thomas Koenig (
Thu, 17 Apr 1997 17:22:55 +0200 (MET DST)

DUPRE Christophe wrote:

>Let me object on this : most things in /proc must be human-readable
>without looking up a manpage. I for one often use this information while
>setting up a system, using a boot/root disk.

I STRONGLY second this.

Just recently, I had a system with a hardware problem. I booted it
up (with the Debian rescue disk) and could then look at all the
/proc entries at my leisure.

Thomas Koenig,, ig25@dkauni2.bitnet.
The joy of engineering is to find a straight line on a double
logarithmic diagram.