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Old 10-24-2012, 02:56 PM   #1
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what is the complete command line to view if process id`s process directory is in /proc
 
Old 10-24-2012, 02:59 PM   #2
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Sounds like homework to me, and we aren't here for that. Generally you have no reason to look in /proc, ps output is much more normal.
 
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Old 10-24-2012, 03:26 PM   #3
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File system /proc is in itself a virtual file system, contains lot of process directories. Each of the numbered directories corresponds to an actual process ID.
You can check the process status using "ps" command and it's options, like
% ps -ef |grep <process ID>
 
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what is the complete command line to view if process id`s process directory is in /proc
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pidof -- find the process ID of a running program.
 
  


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