Is it possible to disable the /proc pseudo-filesystem to prevent w, ps, top, etc, from showing what other users are doing? Of course, I still want "everything else" to work correctly. Is there a ...
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?