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Old 01-29-2006, 10:54 AM   #1
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simple kernel question


How do I know what kernel i use?
 
Old 01-29-2006, 10:59 AM   #2
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type kernelversion on terminal
 
Old 01-29-2006, 11:26 AM   #3
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'uname -r' will give you the full kernel name
 
Old 01-29-2006, 11:29 AM   #4
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Or go to /boot and see what kernels are installed (you may have a choice of more than one)

Did you perhaps mean what kernel you **should** use?
 
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I shOULD use the newest version I guess but I just installed it and wanted to know if everything was going right with the conversion. Thanks everybody!
 
  


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