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From: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz>
To: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
Cc: Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>, kernel list <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: how to tell i386 from x86-64 kernel
Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2008 11:07:13 +0100 (CET)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0802011105430.22844@jikos.suse.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <47A2A54B.90703@zytor.com>

On Thu, 31 Jan 2008, H. Peter Anvin wrote:

> > Quiz: on a booted system, how do you tell 32bit from 64bit kernel?
> uname -m

I think that the real point here is that there is no general way how to 
determine whether the kernel is 32bit or 64bit from full dmesg output, 
which could sometimes make debugging user-reported bugs a little bit 
harder.

-- 
Jiri Kosina
SUSE Labs

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-01 10:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-01  0:42 Pavel Machek
2008-02-01  0:46 ` Ray Lee
2008-02-01  0:59   ` Jan Engelhardt
2008-02-01 11:53     ` Alejandro Riveira Fernández
2008-02-09 20:13       ` Jan Engelhardt
2008-02-09 22:34         ` Arjan van de Ven
2008-02-10  1:27           ` Pavel Machek
2008-02-01  1:03   ` Pavel Machek
2008-02-01  4:51 ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-02-01 10:07   ` Jiri Kosina [this message]
     [not found] <960D0E79B4E503448AD14B5E40A5C1C7BB54CE@USX1.corp.bb>
2008-02-01  1:37 ` Jan Engelhardt
2008-02-01 10:47 Rik Bobbaers
2008-02-02 11:06 ` Pavel Machek

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