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linux procfs file times

When examining a "long" directory listing of a /proc/<pid>/ directory under Linux, I've noticed that the pseudo-file entries within the directory have sometimes different times associated with ...
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Collect per-TCP connection statistics on Linux without promiscuous mode (e.g. without tcpdump)

Linux keeps per-interface statistics, ifconfig reports them just fine. But does Linux keep per-TCP connection statistics, specifically, how many rx/tx bytes this session? If it does, I sure can't ...
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What value can not be changed in /proc/sys?

What value can not be changed in /proc/sys? echo "Windows" > /proc/sys/kernel/ostype bash: /proc/sys/kernel/ostype: Permission denied Why?
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ps aux as non-root doesn't show all processes

i'm using an ubuntu 10.04 server... when i run ps aux as root i see all processes when i run ps aux as nonroot i see JUST the processes of the current user after a bit of research i found the ...
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Should I mount the procfs on a FreeBSD server?

The procfs manpage states that procfs is required for the complete operation of programs such as ps and w. I want to mount it but wonder if there are any security implications of doing this.
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information about /proc/pid/sched

Not sure this is the right place for this question, but here goes: I'm trying to make some sense of the /proc/pid/sched and /proc/pid/task/tid/sched files for a highly threaded server process, ...
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How to interpret the contents of /proc/bus/pci/devices?

The first few fields of 'cat /proc/bus/pci/devices' are understandable. Field 1 - BusDevFunc Field 2 - Vendor Id + Device Id Field 3 - Interrupt Line Field 4 - BAR 0 and the rest of the BAR ...
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Alternative to /proc/interrupts

I would like to obtain information about interrupts assigned to my network cards. Is there any other way, than /proc/interrupts?
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NIC interface names in /proc/interrupts

When I look at /proc/interrupts: $ cat /proc/interrupts CPU0 CPU1 (...) 12: 4 0 IO-APIC-edge i8042 14: 145 65310875 IO-APIC-edge ide0 50: ...