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Old 11-10-2008, 05:00 AM   #1
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cat /proc/version - displays wrong version


hi
i have installed RHEL-4(32 bit version ).When i executed the command
cat /proc/version in the shell it displays the version as 3.4.4-2 as below.Is there any other command to get the right version or the command is right.

[operator@localhost bin]$ cat /proc/version
Linux version 2.6.9-22.ELsmp (bhcompile@porky.build.redhat.com) (gcc version 3.4.4 20050721 (Red Hat 3.4.4-2)) #1 SMP Mon Sep 19 18:32:14 EDT 2005

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Old 11-10-2008, 05:08 AM   #2
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Most likely Red Hat 3.4.4-2 refers to gcc version that comes with your distro (and -2 means update 2). Running
Code:
rpm -qa|grep gcc
should confim that.
If you want to know your Redhat version, run:
Code:
cat /etc/redhat-release
 
Old 11-10-2008, 05:10 AM   #3
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Thank u
The command worked.

[operator@localhost bin]$ cat /etc/redhat-release
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES release 4 (Nahant Update 2)
 
  


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