What is the difference between procfs and sysfs? Why are they made as file systems? As I understand it, proc is just something to store the immediate info regarding the processes running in the ...
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 ...
Which of proc, sys etc. should be bind-mounted (or not) when chrooting into a “replacement” distribution?
This answer to another question basically boils down to chrooting into another Linux distribution in order to mainly use that as a replacement to its too restricted (but irreplaceable) parent. The ...
What is the difference between the device representation in /dev and the one in /sys/class? Is one preferred over the other? Is there something one offers and the other doesn't?
I'm trying to change the value of /sys/bus/usb/devices/4-3/power/wakeup at every boot (4-3 according to my lsusb, it's the keyboard ID). The default value is: # cat /sys/bus/usb/devices/4-3/power/...
I have a bash script which uses rsync to backup files in Archlinux. I noticed that rsync failed to copy a file from /sys, while cp worked just fine: # rsync /sys/class/net/enp3s1/address /tmp ...
I'm wondering if I can use the directory listing of /sys/module instead of lsmod to get a list of currently loaded modules. Is that the list of loaded modules only? Or maybe that combined with /sys/...