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Mac OS X Tiger in a Nutshell by Jason McIntosh, Chuck Toporek, Chris Stone, Andy Lester

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Name

uname

Synopsis

uname [options]

Prints information about the machine and operating system. Without options, prints the name of the operating system.

Options

-a

Combine all the system information from the other options.

-m

Print the hardware the system is running on.

-n

Print the machine's hostname.

-p

Print the type of processor.

-r

Print the release number of the kernel.

-s

Print the name of the operating system.

-v

Print build information about the kernel.

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