SUMMARY: large files in /proc

From: Clara Hatem (
Date: Fri Jan 02 1998 - 03:51:09 CST


I asked :
Why do I sometimes find large files in /proc ????
I have noticed that they appear after the failure of a uucp session with a
remote server.
these files are always empty , large (when I do ls -al), and are named in
numbers for example 234567.

thanks for all who answered. the best info is found by doing a
man -s 4 proc


Clara Hatem
Corporate Projects Engineer
IncoNet sal
Beirut - Lebanon
Phone: 961-1-582000
Fax: 961-1-563286

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 Imagination encircles the world."

Albert Einstein

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