How to see Kernel Package level on Solaris 10 and Solaris 11 ?

Today we will see how to check out kernel package level in Unix – Oracle Solaris 10 and 11.

Checking Kernel Package Version in Solaris

I. Using PKG Command

root@ngeui742:~# pkg info kernel
             Name: system/kernel
          Summary: Core Kernel
      Description: Core operating system kernel, device drivers and other
         Category: System/Core
            State: Installed
        Publisher: solaris
          Version: 0.5.11
    Build Release: 5.11
   Packaging Date: August 10, 2018 03:13:38 PM
             Size: 20.26 MB
             FMRI: pkg://solaris/system/kernel@0.5.11,5.11-


II. Using showrev command

bash-3.2# showrev
Hostname: ngeua300
Hostid: 84d3d038
Release: 5.10
Kernel architecture: sun4v
Application architecture: sparc
Hardware provider: Oracle Corporation
Kernel version: SunOS 5.10 Generic_150400-55

III. Uname Command

bash-3.2# uname -a
SunOS ngeua300 5.10 Generic_150400-55 sun4v sparc SUNW,SPARC-Enterprise-T5120

root@ngeui742:~# uname -a
SunOS ngeui742 5.11 11.3 sun4v sparc sun4v

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