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Old 01-06-2007, 03:16 PM   #1
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what is uname -r command does?


When I issue uname -r command I get the following information

2.6.9-34.EL

what version is this? How can we read this?

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Old 01-06-2007, 03:18 PM   #2
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It's the version of the Linux kernel running in your box. In your case it's kernel version 2.6.9 with various patches Red Hat has done for RHEL (the EL part).
 
Old 01-06-2007, 09:45 PM   #3
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It's Redhat's 34th revision of the RPM for the 2.6.9 kernel. The EL is enterprise linux.
 
Old 01-06-2007, 09:53 PM   #4
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very cool.. Thanks for the explaining.

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