The kernel is the part of operating system and it controls all programs on the computer. When the computer starts, it goes through some initialization (booting) function.
Types of Kernel:
- Monolithic Kernel
The kernel is responsible for:
- communicating between hardware and software.
- Memory management
- process management
- I/O file communication
- Device Management
View the kernel version of your server:
uname – v:
The command is used to check the Kernel version of the server.
Some other command related to Kernel:
-a = print all information.
-s = print the Kernel name.
-n = print the network node hostname.
-r = print the Kernel release.