patches and uname -a

Jaap Boender jaapb at
Thu Jan 12 04:59:09 PST 2006

On Thu, 12 Jan 2006, Roberto Nunnari wrote:

> Does anybody know how can you make uname report the
> real version? What if you recompile the kernel after
> patching the system? Would that do the trick?

As far as I know, uname gets the version information from the kernel.
So yes, if you recompile the kernel, you should be able to get the right
version displayed.


   Jaap Boender

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