RE: how to identify 32 vs 64 bit CPU?

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-----Original Message-----
From: [email protected]
[mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Robert P. J. Day

> can we be more specific about which uname option would give us that
> it's a 64-bit OS?  rather than dump all the info with "uname -a" and
> grepping, i'm always more comfortable if i can find the single option
> that prints *precisely* the info i want so i know i don't match
> irrelevant junk by accident.

> (i could figure this out myself, but i don't have a 64-bit OS
> installed here.)
I believe that would be 'uname -p' which should print the processor type
or 'unknown'

Michael Weiner


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