Re: Which kernel version (and sub-version) do I have?
- Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:44:31 -0400
- From: Greg Wooledge <wooledg@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Which kernel version (and sub-version) do I have?
On Mon, Mar 13, 2017 at 10:18:03PM +0100, Georg Stillfried wrote:
> can someone please help me find out which kernel version (and
> sub-version) I have?
> $ uname -v
> #1 SMP Debian 3.16.7-ckt25-2+deb8u3 (2016-07-02)
> $ uname -r
Or that. It's the same as uname -a, just in pieces.
> So is the kernel version of my system 3.16.7, 3.16.0 or 3.16.63?
Yes. Two of the above.
You are running Debian kernel 3.16.7-ckt25-2+deb8u3 which is compatible
with the kernel ABI used in Debian kernel *package* 3.16.0-4-686-pae.
> (Backgroud: I wanted to find out whether the Dirty COW bug was fixed in
> my system.
No, not yet.
> According to
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dirty_COW#Remedies_and_recourse, it is
> fixed from version 3.16.36-1+deb8u2 onwards.)
You are running a kernel that is older than this. If you have
installed a newer kernel, you have not yet rebooted into it.
that you want 3.16.36-1+deb8u2. (Best not to rely 100% on wikipedia