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Old 02-14-2013
Kernel Patch level of ABE.

Hi,

Anyone able to advise on how to find the kernel patch level of an ABE?

showrev and uname -a will provide kernel patch details of the running environment, but how can I run these commands against the ABE or where do these commands get their information from i.e. is the kernel patch level stored somewhere in a flat file?

Thanks
CiCa
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Old 02-14-2013
Code:
# mkdir /a
# beadm mount ABE /a
# showrev -a -R /a

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Old 02-14-2013
Hmm - not sure if that's actually worked.

I've compared two BE's that I know are at different patch levels e.g.

Code:
root[mybox]#
root[mybox]# df -h .
Filesystem             size   used  avail capacity  Mounted on
/dev/md/dsk/d3          15G    13G   1.9G    87%    /
root[mybox]#
root[mybox]# mount /dev/md/dsk/d0 /a
root[mybox]# showrev -a -R /a > /tmp/result
root[mybox]# umount /a
root[mybox]# showrev -a > /tmp/result1
root[mybox]# diff /tmp/result1 /tmp/result
root[mybox]#

Am I missing something obvious?

Last edited by CiCa; 02-14-2013 at 10:45 AM..
# 4  
Old 02-14-2013
Ok it was my mistake.
-R works only with -p
so you can do something like this
Code:
# uname -a
SunOS ldom 5.10 Generic_141414-01 ...
# showrev -p | grep 141414
Patch: 141414-01 Obsoletes:  Requires: 118833-36, 120011-14, 127127-11, 137137-09, 139555-08 Incompatibles:  Packages: SUNWcakr, SUNWckr, SUNWcslr, SUNWmdb, FJSVmdb, SUNWmdbr, FJSVmdbr, SUNWzfsu, SUNWs9brandr, SUNWust1, SUNWust2, SUNWdtrc, SUNWhea

If you have number of kernel patch of running BE and eventually number of obsoletes, then you can try to find out number of kernel patch in your ABE.
Code:
# mount /dev/md/dsk/d0 /a 
# showrev -p -R /a | grep 141414

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