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    SubjectRe: Tar'ing /proc ???

    Richard B. Johnson wrote:

    >Normally, you do `tar -clf`
    > |________ stay on the same file-system.
    >Otherwise toy need to use --exclude /proc. Proc is a virtual
    >file-system that contains things like kcore. You can get into
    >a deadlock when reading kcore and you don't want this in your
    >backup anyway.
    so it means, I can read /proc , write through sysctl interface but no
    'copy' business ;-) .

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