Is the data the same in /proc between NetBSD and Linux?
We're currently looking in /proc/cpuinfo and /proc/meminfo for some specific key / data pairs.
On Mar 24, 2011, at 2:29 PM, Silas Silva wrote:
> Hello there,
> I'm using OpenMPI for educational reasons. It works pretty fine under
> GNU/Linux. I have both compiled it and downloaded it from the package
> management system with no problems.
> But I have trying to use it in other Unix systems as well. In these
> systems /proc (NetBSD for instance) is by default unmounted, so
> ./configure script cannot stat /proc/cpuinfo (although it does exist in
> NetBSD if you manually mount /proc). In the case it cannot stat
> /proc/cpuinfo, it just silently ignores compilation of
> Is this behaviour correct? Or it would be be a better idea that
> configure script fail with a "please check /proc/cpuinfo or specify
> --dont-build-sysinfo-linux"-like message?
> Thank you very much.
> Silas Silva
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