|exe||A reference to the vnode from which the process text was read. This can be used to gain access to the process symbol table, or to start another copy of the process.|
|mem||The complete virtual memory image of the process. Only those addresses which exist in the process can be accessed. Reads and writes to this file modify the process. Writes to the text segment remain private to the process.|
Each node is owned by the processs user, and belongs to that users primary group, except for the mem node, which belongs to the kmem group.
/compat/linux/proc The normal mount point for the linprocfs. /compat/linux/proc/cpuinfo CPU vendor and model information in human-readable form. /compat/linux/proc/meminfo System memory information in human-readable form. /compat/linux/proc/pid A directory containing process information for process pid. /compat/linux/proc/self A directory containing process information for the current process. /compat/linux/proc/self/exe The executable image for the current process. /compat/linux/proc/self/mem The complete virtual address space of the current process.
To mount a linprocfs file system on /compat/linux/proc:
mount -t linprocfs linproc /compat/linux/proc
The linprocfs first appeared in
.Fx 4.0 .
.An -nosplit The linprocfs was derived from procfs by
.An Pierre Beyssac . This manual page was written by
.An Dag-Erling Smrgrav , based on the procfs(5) manual page by
.An Garrett Wollman .