000012432 - How to determine 32-bit or 64-bit hardware/kernel on AIX

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Article Number000012432
Applies ToAIX
IssueHow to determine 32-bit or 64-bit hardware/kernel on AIX
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From http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/aix/v6r1/index.jsp?topic=/com.ibm.aix.cmds/doc/aixcmds2/getconf.htm - getconf Command

10. To determine if the machine hardware is 32-bit or 64-bit, enter the following:
/usr/bin/getconf HARDWARE_BITMODE

11. To determine if the kernel is 32-bit or 64-bit, enter the following:
/usr/bin/getconf KERNEL_BITMODE

Noteshttp://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg3T1010828 - Use getconf instead of bootinfo
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