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Old 06-11-2005, 11:58 PM   #1
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/proc vs /sys

I want to know what's the main difference between /proc and /sys ?
I do know that /proc contains information about the system (e.x uptime,cpu, os,processes)
but i cant figure out what's the difference between /sys and /proc
Old 06-12-2005, 12:56 AM   #2
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/proc was declared (just look at it) bad, its a mess really, esp for programs to sparse, as i hear. /sys (sysfs) was designed to be organized, and easier for programs to look at.

In any case, as i hear it, there is a move to cut out /proc in the future, in favor of /sys.

So theres really no difference besides one being around for a long time, and a newer one was made to correct problems with the old one


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