On 1/6/07, Sylvain Joyeux <sylvain.joyeux / polytechnique.org> wrote:
> Try "man 5 proc", but I'm afraid it should be more or less the same
> information than in the kernel docs ...
>
Yep, the proc(5) manpage explains what the *time variables mean.

The units are 'jiffies', which appear to be Linux kernel scheduler run
time intervals. There's an explanation of what jiffies are at

  http://kerneltrap.org/node/6857

Cian