Subject: Re: Processor types and uname data on AIX (proposed change)
To: Johan Danielsson <>
From: Andy Wallis <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/10/2004 20:50:14 (Johan Danielsson) wrote:
>lsattr -a type -F value -l proc0 (assuming you have a proc0), but this
>detail is mostly useless, you only care if you have a power or a
>powerpc. Can't remember if this works on AIX 3.x.

The lsattr command indicated below does not work in AIX 3.2.5

bootinfo exists in AIX 3, 4, and 5.1 and 5.2. IBM does not support bootinfo
because it only used by root level commands like mksysb, bosboot and the
like. It does not look like it would be phased out anytime soon. 

-Andy Wallis