Looking at the proc man page (http://man7.org/linux/man-pages/man5/proc.5.html) it is possible to detect which processes are kernel threads in /proc/<pid>/stat by looking at the flags value ...
I've been wondering for last few days how exactly does it work. We can set kernel runtimes parameters using sysctl or echo boolen 1> /proc/sys/module/exactParameter but in ...
How is the date and time of kernel compilation registered in kernel image? cat /proc/sys/kernel/version #35~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jan 25 17:15:33 UTC 2013
I have been looking through the documentation for /proc and the "stack" object being a new'ish object in proc, I have also looked through the kernel commit to create it -- however the documentation ...
I'm trying to read a child process's stack but with no luck. I know it is possible using ptrace, but ptrace's interface allows you to read only one word at a time, and I'm trying to scan a larger ...
I'd like to know more about the advanced uses of the /proc and /sys virtual filesystems, but I don't know where to begin. Can anyone suggest any good sources to learn from? Also, since I think sys has ...
The Linux proc(5) man page tells me that /proc/$pid/mem “can be used to access the pages of a process's memory”. But a straightforward attempt to use it only gives me $ cat /proc/$$/mem ...
Is there a site someplace that lists the contents of /proc and what each entry means?