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Old 01-11-2005, 02:48 AM   #1
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uname -a Does that show the actual kernel info?


I just upgraded my kernel to 2.6.10 and it went very smooth so I am concerned, LOL. Except for, after the upgrade both of my lilo entries point to the same kernel. I boot as either choice from lilo and when I do uname -a they both show 2.6.10. Is that showing the actual kernel being used or could it just be showing the name from somewhere or is there another way to check what actual kernel is being used? Thanks.
 
Old 01-11-2005, 02:57 AM   #2
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not sure you mean really, but uname shows the acutally kernel loaded in memory, it doesn't just look in a file, it knows what kernel version its running.
 
Old 01-11-2005, 11:51 PM   #3
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Ok, Thanks. Thats just want I needed to know cuz I was not sure if the kernel upgrade was totally successful due to both choices in lilo being the same kernel when I choose either one (after the kernel upgrade). I must have made a mistake when setting up lilo to use the old kernel in case the new one didnt work but I guess it doesnt matter now cus the new one is working good. Thanks again.

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