SUMMARY: braindead ps

From: Galen Johnson <>
Date: Tue Aug 08 2006 - 14:43:13 EDT
Thanks to Rich Teer... he hit the nail on the head.  Root gives you more, that's frustrating.

On Tue, 8 Aug 2006, Galen Johnson wrote:

>> Has anyone found a way to "fix" Solaris ps so that it returns the entire 
>> command instead of chopping it off at 80 chars?  This is one of the 

That's a security feature*.  ALso, the kernel only stores a limited number
of characters.

The pargs command might help you more.

* ISTR that root users can see more characters.

-- Rich Teer, SCNA, SCSA, OpenSolaris CAB member
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Received on Tue Aug 8 14:43:37 2006

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