how can I copy?

John Thompson john at
Wed Mar 19 02:26:55 UTC 2008

On 2008-03-18, chloe K <chloekcy2000 at> wrote:

> i am trying to copy this folder /proc to other computer
> but all parameters in /proc are gone
> eg: cpuinfo
> how can I copy it and keep the information?

/proc is not a real filesystem, but a virtual filesystem designed to 
provide access to certain features of the running kernel. If you want to 
capture the contents in a real file someplace, just redirect the 
contents to a file, e.g. "cat /proc/cpuinfo > cpuinfo.txt"


John (john at

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