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Understanding the Proc File System

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From: kumar <kumarranganath(at)> [ date: 2004-01-12 ]
if there is no files/dir in /proc how to recover .. my redhat linux 8.0 is not booting .. in case if there is no way to boot system how to recover data .. please send me the nessary info asap .. i will help me a lot because my server is not working ...

thanks a lot
From: micheal schuller [ date: 2004-01-13 ]
Hi Kumar,
what you need to do is this:
- read this article

Anyhow, your problem is: you need to
mount the proc filesystem

From: mausam <mausam_kakkad(at)> [ date: 2004-03-05 ]
i'm currently working on the project which needs to checkpoint the process and restart the process as needed.

i read your page to understand the /proc file system n i found it quite useful..... can u give me some extra information about that......
that what should be saved when u want to checkpoint a process n how to restart that process...

hoping for the favorable reply...
From: satisfy@BJTU-CIT <satisfy123(at)> [ date: 2005-12-02 ] this article help me a lot
^_^ , like linux , like linuxFocus , thank all
From: Harneet Singh [ date: 2006-09-06 ]
A nice introductory article. Keep it up!
From: Neerad <mittal_neerad(at)> [ date: 2006-09-24 ]
Is there a way to modify cwd in particular of a desired process?

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