How to find the details of the previously running process with PID

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How to find the details of the previously running process with PID

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I (only) know the pid of the process which was running earlier (say 5 hrs back) but it is not running now.

Is there a way I could find the details of that process? (atleast the name of the process). Please let me know.
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"IF" it wrote anything to the syslog or other log SOMETIMES its inside brackets [xxxxxx].

I dont know of any other way...
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Unfortunately it didn't. Anyway ... thanks for the reply.

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