SUMMARY: /proc directory

From: Ricardo Ramos dos Santos (
Date: Fri Apr 11 1997 - 08:29:02 CDT

First of all, I'd like to thanks all people that answered my question.
Just after I sent the mail, I remember the usefull man pages, and after
I was able to understand the use of th /proc directory. But here goes my

>What is the use of the /proc directory? Should I remove it?


The proc directory is used as the interface into for many kernel
processes, and debuggers, and performance monitors.
It does not occupy any disk space ... It is a portion of main memory..

So, thanks for all again!

Ricardo Ramos dos Santos

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