Linux Kernel Question

My Red Hat kernel is 2.6.18-164.6.1.el5

How do i know what Linux kernel this is?  is it 2.6 as the main version?
ericluomaAsked:
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jghelfman40Connect With a Mentor Commented:
uname -a

will show you what kernel you are running

http://kernel.org (has status of kernels)
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jghelfman40Connect With a Mentor Commented:
And to answer your question, yes.
2.6 is major release and 18 is minor release version
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arrkerr1024Connect With a Mentor Commented:
You are running kernel 2.6, minor version 18, with redhat's customizations.  It is redhat package number 164.6.1 for el5 (enterprise linux 5).
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