console-kit: what is "/proc/16750/environ"

Patrick O'Callaghan pocallaghan at
Mon Jul 14 03:25:53 UTC 2008

On Fri, 2008-07-11 at 08:39 -0700, Dan Thurman wrote:
> This appears consistenently in my /var/log/messages file.
> What IS this process and how do I fix this?
> =============================================
> Jul 11 08:24:53 bronze console-kit-daemon[7946]: WARNING: Couldn't read 
> /proc/16750/environ: Error reading file '/proc/16750/environ': No such 
> process

# man proc:

              This file contains the environment for the process.  The entries are  separated  by  null  bytes
              (’\0’), and there may be a null bytes at the end.  Thus, to print out the environment of process
              1, you would do:
	[... etc.]


# ls -l /proc/[number]/exe

# cat /proc/[number]/cmdline

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