Bug 299751 - "man proc" slightly outdated
Summary: "man proc" slightly outdated
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: man-pages   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Ivana Varekova
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-09-21 06:59 UTC by Tomas Smetana
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:12 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-10-09 09:20:26 UTC
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Description Tomas Smetana 2007-09-21 06:59:20 UTC
Description of problem:

The proc(5) manpage doesn't describe the current /proc filesytem quite
precisely, e.g.:

/proc/stat contains 8 nubers on cpu<n> lines -- the additional one (named steal)
is the time spent servicing other DomU instances (virtual machines).

/proc/slabinfo exists no more.  Additionally the slabinfo(5) manpage is useless.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run "man proc" and compare the information to the reality
2. same thing with "man slabinfo"
3. cat /proc/slabinfo (no such file or directory)
4. cat /proc/stat (too many numbers on cpu lines)
Actual results:
I can't find out what to do with my slabtop program that is also broken. :(

Expected results:
I read man pages and know.

Additional info:
There may be some more bugs.  If I find any, I'll add them here.

Comment 1 Ivana Varekova 2007-10-09 09:20:26 UTC
This problem will be fixed in the upstream version soon (man-pages-2.68).

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