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Old 02-03-2009, 04:08 PM   #1
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RH 5.1 : How to find if Advanced platform or Base server is installed?


I have systems with RH 5.1 installed. I would like to find which variant of RH 5.1 (Advanced Platform or Base server) is installed.
Any suggestions to get that information?

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Hi, welcome to LQ!

Does looking at /etc/redhat-release help?

Old 02-03-2009, 05:03 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply!
This is what I get and its not very helpful to differentiate .

[root@tb9-ui etc]# cat /etc/redhat-release
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.1 (Tikanga)
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On RHEL4 at least you can get this info from /etc/issue:
$ grep Linux /etc/issue
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS release 4 (Nahant Update 7)
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No luck anomie!
Same output as /etc/redhat-release



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