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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] Build mca_sysinfo_linux module when /proc/cpuinfo doesn't exist
From: Paul H. Hargrove (PHHargrove_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-03-24 22:06:19

replies below...

On 3/24/2011 7:00 PM, Silas Silva wrote:
> I'm actually not building it from scratch:-) I'm using the pkgsrc
> package manager ( that is source based and create binary
> packages in the local computer. The problem is that the contents of the
> package differs in the case when /proc is mounted...

Ah, yes. Now I see your problem.

> Anyway, can /proc be unmounted in GNU/Linux somehow?

Short answer is NO. Too many things depend on it to always be there,
especially in the boot scripts. Running "lsof /proc" on my workstation
shows me many KDE daemons apparently using /proc/<some_pid>/status
(perhaps to watch for other processes to exit?).


Paul H. Hargrove                          PHHargrove_at_[hidden]
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