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RHEL, How to determine if I am running  32 or 64 bit

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I am running RHEL 5.6

How do I determien if I cam running at 32 or 64 bit

cat /etc/issue does not tell me

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Issue a uname -m from the command line and it should report something like x86_64 or ppc64 for 64 bit versions
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cat /proc/cpuinfo

Look under flags for "lm" (= 64 bit) or "tm" (32 bit).
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by:woolmilkporc
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Sorry, "tm" was a typo, I meant to write "pm" (for "protected mode", 32 bit), a flag which is not mandatory.

"lm" ("long mode", 64 bit) is correct, however!
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