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Oracle Linux: How to Verify You Have a Supported Kernel (Doc ID 225710.1)

Last updated on MARCH 17, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux OS - Version 2.4.21 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86
Linux Itanium


This article will assist you to determine if you are running an OS and kernel for which Oracle will provide Linux OS support. It is advised that customers review this document before issuing a support call with Oracle. Oracle does support Oracle products on other operating systems, including other types of Linux Operating systems. Please refer to <Note 266043.1>

This note is intended for customers who are Linux system administrators or Linux DBAs with sysadmin skills that are planning to log a support call with Oracle for Linux OS support.

Troubleshooting Steps

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In this Document
Troubleshooting Steps
 1. Check the Linux OS Update Level
 2. Check the Packages Installed on the System (Other than Kernel)
 3. Check the Running Kernel

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