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From: Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@computergmbh.de>
To: "Alejandro Riveira Fernández" <ariveira@gmail.com>
Cc: Ray Lee <ray-lk@madrabbit.org>, Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>,
	kernel list <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	jikos@suse.cz
Subject: Re: how to tell i386 from x86-64 kernel
Date: Sat, 9 Feb 2008 21:13:43 +0100 (CET)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0802092112510.6917@fbirervta.pbzchgretzou.qr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080201125350.04211519@Varda>


On Feb 1 2008 12:53, Alejandro Riveira Fernández wrote:
>> 
>> # uname -m
>> I won't tell you.
>> # linux32 uname -m
>> i686
>
> Ubuntu 7.10 64 bit userland 2.6.24
>
>$ uname -m
>x86_64
>$ linux32 uname -m
>i686

What I am saying is that uname(2) does not reliably tell you whether you 
have a 64-bit kernel underneath unless you have other sources of 
information.

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-09 20:13 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 [this message]
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
     [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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