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Re: Red Hat Kernel explaination



Thanks


My cat /etc/redhat-release is
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS release 3 (Taroon Update 5)

So is this the red hat stable ???

Thanks and regards


On 2/12/06, Ed Wilts <ewilts ewilts org> wrote:
>
> On Sun, Feb 12, 2006 at 10:43:08AM +0530, mac subbu wrote:
> > We have a system Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS release 3 (Taroon Update 5)
> > kernel 2.4.21-32.EL...we wanted to know if this from Fedora core stable
> or
> > Red hat AS..how we differentiate Red hat enterprise linux from fedora
> core
> > distributions....the installer for this is anaconda..we wud have thought
> > anaconda is the installer for fedora core
>
> The .EL means it's the enterprise kernel.
>
> Anaconda is the installer for both Fedora Core and RHEL.  There are many
> packages that are common to both since Fedora Core is the proving ground
> for RHEL.  The package versions do differ slightly between the two -
> you'll likely find features in the RHEL kernel that haven't been
> backported to the Fedora Core kernel that the particular RHEL release
> based on and instead were incorporated into the latest Fedora Core
> kernel.
>
> > How can we differentiate between Fedora stable Vs Official redhat stable
>
> To differentiate Enterprise Kernel from Fedora, cat /etc/redhat-release.
>
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