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Old 12-19-2012, 09:04 AM   #1
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how to check whether the .iso OS file is x64?

how can i check the architecture of .iso OS file which i am going to deploy is a x64 or something else?

is there any command line to check in linux or others?

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every os is different but this should help:
[schneidz@hyper ~]$ ll Fedora-17-x86_64-Live-Desktop.iso 
-rw-rw-r--. 1 root root 676331520 May 22  2012 Fedora-17-x86_64-Live-Desktop.iso
[schneidz@hyper ~]$ file Fedora-17-x86_64-Live-Desktop.iso 
Fedora-17-x86_64-Live-Desktop.iso: # ISO 9660 CD-ROM filesystem data '' (bootable)
[schneidz@hyper ~]$ mkdir iso-mount
[schneidz@hyper ~]$ sudo mount -o loop Fedora-17-x86_64-Live-Desktop.iso iso-mount/
mount: warning: iso-mount/ seems to be mounted read-only.
[schneidz@hyper ~]$ ll iso-mount/isolinux/
total 19318
-r--r--r--. 1 root root     2048 May 22  2012
-r--r--r--. 1 root root   581632 May 22  2012 efiboot.img
-r--r--r--. 1 root root 13027834 May 22  2012 initrd0.img
-r--r--r--. 1 root root    24576 May 22  2012 isolinux.bin
-r--r--r--. 1 root root     2227 May 22  2012 isolinux.cfg
-r--r--r--. 1 root root  1146880 May 22  2012 macboot.img
-r--r--r--. 1 root root   176760 May 22  2012 memtest
-r--r--r--. 1 root root   155792 May 22  2012 vesamenu.c32
-r--r--r--. 1 root root  4662160 May 22  2012 vmlinuz0
[schneidz@hyper ~]$ file iso-mount/isolinux/vmlinuz0 
iso-mount/isolinux/vmlinuz0: Linux kernel x86 boot executable bzImage, version 3.3.4-5.fc17.x86_64 ( #, RO-rootFS, swap_dev 0x4, Normal VGA


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