On Fri, 27 Apr 2001, Yiping Chen wrote:
> Where the uname command extract the kernel version information(eg:
> 2.4.2-2smp or 2.2.16)?
uname [the shell command] is a wrapper around the uname system call:
man 1 uname
man 2 uname
> I means from which file, or use which system call?
>From a strace -v of uname:
version="#9 Wed Jan 3 13:48:37 GMT 2001",
machine="i686"}) = 0
> I don't know where to get the kernel_version information. I need some help.
> may I use uname? I worry that the driver will install to incorrect path, and
> user will complain it.
You can [and may] use uname to get the kernel version string. I am less
certain about the exact layout of the module tree under 2.4.3.
-- I dunno about the Big Bang. The Big Kludge I can believe in.
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