A directory with information about
process number 1. Each process has a directory below
/proc with the name being its process
Information about the processor,
such as its type, make, model, and performance.
List of device drivers configured into the
currently running kernel.
Shows which DMA channels are being used
at the moment.
Filesystems configured into the kernel.
Shows which interrupts are
in use, and how many of each there have been.
Which I/O ports are in use at the moment.
An image of the physical memory of
the system. This is exactly the same size as your
physical memory, but does not really take up that much
memory; it is generated on the fly as programs access it.
(Remember: unless you copy it elsewhere, nothing under
/proc takes up any disk space
Messages output by the kernel.
These are also routed to syslog.
Symbol table for the kernel.
The `load average' of the system; three
meaningless indicators of how much work the system has
to do at the moment.
Information about memory usage, both
physical and swap.
Which kernel modules are loaded at
Status information about network
A symbolic link to the process
directory of the program that is looking at
/proc. When two processes look at
/proc, they get different links.
This is mainly a convenience to make it easier
for programs to get at their process directory.
Various statistics about the system, such
as the number of page faults since the system was booted.
The time the system has been up.
The kernel version.