kmem(4)kmem(4)Namekmem - virtual main memory image
The special file is an image of the virtual main memory of the com‐
puter. It may be used, for example, to examine (and even to patch) the
Byte addresses in are interpreted as virtual memory addresses. For
VAXs, the per-process data for the current process is at virtual
The memory file is accessed one byte at a time.