Prior to determining whether PlateSpin Migrate has a blkwatch driver for your distribution, you need to learn more about the kernel of your Linux workload so that you can use it as a search term against the list of supported distributions. This section includes the following information:
You can determine the release string of the kernel of your Linux workload by running the following command at the workload’s Linux terminal:
For example, if you run uname -r, you might see the following output:
If you search the list of distributions, you see there are two entries that match this string:
The search results indicate that the product has drivers for both 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit (x86_64) architectures.
You can determine the architecture of your Linux workload by running the following command at the workload’s Linux terminal:
For example, if you run uname -m, you might see the following output:
With this information, you can determine that the workload has 64-bit architecture.