How does VBulletin get the system information without the use of
Use PHPSysInfo library
phpSysInfo is a open source PHP script that displays information about the host being accessed. It will displays things like:
It directly parsed parses
/proc and does not use
Another way is to use Linfo. It is a very fast cross-platform php script that describes the host server in extreme detail, giving information such as ram usage, disk space, raid arrays, hardware, network cards, kernel, os, samba/cups/truecrypt status, temps, disks, and much more.