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Old 01-05-2005, 06:03 AM   #1
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To find Red Hat version

Other than the /etc/redhat-release , is there any other source to find out the update of the Kernel OS ??

I want to know, the Update number that is installed in my Linux OS.

I use a Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS2.1 and 3.0 .
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to find the info about the kenrel

uname -a

Old 01-05-2005, 06:12 AM   #3
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Thanks for the response, But "uname -a " will not serve the purpose...

I have got two Linux boxes. One is Linux 3.0 machine and other is 2.1 machine.

For 3.0 machine : -
I get the following information ---> Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS release 3 (Taroon Update 3)

For 2.1 machine:-

Here I get only -->Red Hat Linux Advanced Server release 2.1AS/i686 (Pensacola) .

I want to know which update it is .(Like 1,2 or something else)

Is there anyother way to get it?
Old 01-06-2005, 12:48 AM   #4
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Anyone got any idea?
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try this

you can cat out /etc/issues or /etc/
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RedHat Version Identification

cat /etc/redhat-release

myserver[khewett]:/home/fitfxd$ cat /etc/redhat-release
Red Hat Linux Advanced Server release 2.1AS (Pensacola)
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Old 04-26-2005, 04:14 PM   #7
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redhat version with updates

uname -a in my case reveals this:
[root@sasquatch root]# uname -a
Linux sasquatch 2.4.21-4.EL #1 Fri Oct 3 18:13:58 EDT 2003 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux

does this mean ^^^^ (21-4) anything for instance some version of an update installed. In other words we need to know what update version is installed on our linux machine. We're tracking a problem with linux where Websphere 6.0 complains about certain update not installed and aborts.



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