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How to Determine the Release and Default Kernel Version in the Solaris Operating System (Doc ID 1002239.1)

Last updated on JUNE 13, 2023

Applies to:

Solaris x64/x86 Operating System - Version 10 and later
Solaris Operating System - Version 10 and later
All Platforms


This document provides a cross reference between the contents of the /etc/release file, the release of the Solaris Operating System (OS), the kernel patch version included in the release and the version of the corresponding SUNWsolnm package.
It also describes how to use this information to determine the Solaris OS release installed on a system or contained within a Solaris JumpStart software server image.



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