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ISCSI device and partitions used in ISCSI client

The command list all devices including ISCSI. cat /proc/partitions Is it possible to know which device is currently used by a given target? Thanks
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windows 2012: search additional folder for device drivers

I am building servers that have loads of devices that windows can't find drivers for. I have the USB with all the drivers plugged in. I have to click each device and update it one by one manually. I ...
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CentOS hangs on boot after watches established

CentOS can not boot and hangs after Setting up watches. I saw the following in verbose boot. But It will boot into single user mode. CentOS 6.5 X64 any ideas to fix this please? Starting crond ...
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How can I see which devices are used by a process?

iotop and iostat are great tools to see how much I/O is happening. But I haven't found out how these (or other) tools can show me the I/O rate per device and per process. So I'm looking for a way to ...
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mdadm confused on minor number

Recently replaced a faulty disk in my Raid 6 group. All went as expected, no problem. After getting everything rebuilt using a new /dev/sdi1 as a replacement for the failing /dev/sde1 I decided to ...
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Openvpn, 2 connections. Bind specific config to device

I use 2 connections and iproute2 with mark to route packages. But my problem is that sometimes, one connection is faster then the other and this messes up my routingtable. Is there some way, in the ...
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Audit usage of device special files

Windows natively supports auditing of access to file objects, which has been described already on SF, for example: how to audit which process accesses a file? The audit log then contains ...
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Remove DVD drive from device manager - command line

Is there a way through command line to uninstall the entry under DVD/CD-ROM drives in device manager? Somehow someone applied a GPO on our top level domain and it's affected a number of things, I've ...
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No space left on device

I have a vServer and I can't upload/copy files. It says "no space left on device" but I have like 130 GB on my hdd. This is what it shows on: df -h / df -h / Filesystem Size Used Avail ...
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Change USB device owner

I have a USB printer that when I connect to the computer it's owned by the user root and the group lp, and it's file permission is rw-rw----, so I have to print via apache/php script. To solve this ...
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Prevent end-users from purchasing apps on iOS

We are looking to deploy iPads from inside our organization. We want to be able to install apps for users, which can be done via Mobile Device Management. However, we do not want users to be able to ...
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an unknown ip on network

In our office we have many PCs, all of them have static IP addresses. We had a problem with one server with ip 192.168.1.10 dropping off the network occasionally. I unplugged the network cable from ...
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Refresh /dev/sdx list

I've been messing around with my storage array (in that case 2xMD3000 SAS) and between the scans/rescans/delete/add my /dev/sdx block devices are all messed up. Some of them are non existent and using ...
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Creating Persistent Drive Labels With UDEV Using /dev/disk/by-path

I have a new BackBlaze Pod (BackBlaze Pod 2.0). It has 45 3TB drives and they when I first set it up they were labeled /dev/sda through /dev/sdz and /dev/sdaa through /dev/sdas. I used mdadm to ...
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Determine which device(s) cause(s) high CPU via interupts in Process Explorer

I have a Windows 2003 server that occasionally hangs. When it hangs, I can still use it through the console, but externally, it is completely unresponsive. It won't even respond to pings. However, ...
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why i cannot start new ssh connections to remote server?

this question is not the same as others, who asked for that they cannot connect to server, the issue i have is that i cannot start more new ssh connections... now i am connected to remote server ...
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Tripwire reporting a changed /dev/char

This was in a recent Tripwire report of a Debian Linux (virtual) server: ### Attr Observed (what it is) Expected (what it should be) ### =========== ============================= ...
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Look up manufacturer based on Mac Address?

I want to incorporate into a piece of software the ability to look up a manufacturer based on a mac address. By googling "mac address lookup" and similar, I have noticed several websites that make ...
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Multiple ethernet interfaces same IP address space

Am I allowed to have multiple ethernet interfaces on a WinXP/Win7 host, that share the same IP-subnet? Scenario: There are multiple USB adapters, that are using RNDIS (usb-ethernet-gadget) and ...
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Find information for local IP address?

We have had a BT engineer visit recently, trying to solve a problem with our IP phone system. One point they made was that we had four DHCP servers running on the network. I have disabled two of them ...
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iostat: See current usage rather than average

I need to log disk statistics (MB/read, MB/write) of block devices. As I understand, iostat shows an average value. This is not exactly what I want when I'm about to monitor a server. Is there a way ...
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linux /dev/sd? read failed

I couldn't find the answer to this anywhere, so I'm posting this in the hope it helps someone else... My scenario was linux system with an external drive that was connected (and mounted) was suddenly ...
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Aliasing/mapping a network device in Ubuntu

In Ubuntu, I have two ethernet interfaces eth1 and eth3 that I want to call "foo0" and "foo1", respectively. Basically, I want something like "ip link alias DEVICE SECONDNAME". Is there a way to do ...
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How harddisk works [closed]

Looking at how hard disk works. Found that it has a number of platters and a read/write head. But in texts it shows read/write head between each platter. Is it like that in real situation? Also ...
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Create a general character devices pair

I'd like to create a character device which has the same properties as a standard pseudo-terminal, but that can be named in a specific name. Basically I'd like to have /dev/pts/my-unique-name instead ...
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Tomcat app doesn't work with Fingerprint Reader in Windows 7

I've got a tomcat webapp that uses a fingerprint reader. It works fine under Windows XP and Windows 7 if you double click on tomcat.exe. It doesn't work on Windows 7 if you run tomcat as a service. I ...
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Truecrypt fails to unmount

With a recent package and kernel update truecrypt refuses to unmount drives with device-mapper: remove ioctl failed: Device or resource busy Command failed (worked fine before) Ubuntu 10.10 I ...
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What creates /dev/stderr in FC14?

I'm wondering what creates /dev/stderr on FC14. rpm -qf doesn't show any package ownership. I've dug through the init scripts and can't find it anywhere. To provide some context, I'm creating a ...
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What is the difference between /dev/dsk and /dev/rdsk?

It appears that ZFS interacts with /dev/dsk. I have had success duplicating drive contents one slice at a time using a command similar to cat /dev/rdsk/c1t3d0s0 > /dev/rdsk/c1t4d0s0.
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how to find usb storage devices on esxi server?

We are looking at temporarily mounting an external hard disk on USB to an ESX1 v4 server from VMware. In /var/log/messages, we see the messages of the device being connected, but we cannot figure out ...
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Virtual interface statistics on Linux

I am trying to get statistics about virtual interfaces I have configured on my Linux box running Ubuntu. /proc/net/dev contains entries for lo and eth1, but I also have two virtual interfaces, lo:2 ...
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Windows 7 boot order and locations

Long story short, a program that shouldn't have been run on this machine has been, and it's created a naughty .sys file that is being loaded right after pci.sys (as determined by NBTLog.txt) I've had ...
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find out if disk is IDE or SATA

I need to find out if a disk is IDE or SATA (or anything else, maybe). I know that the device is /dev/sda, so I think it's SATA, but I don't know if I can be sure just by the name. I tried looking at ...
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switch or other device?

i want to get a network device working as a multiplexer. for example, only the data sent to port A would be forwarded to port B completely. and the data of port B have to be forwarded to port A ...
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What is the meaning of the letters in CCISS?

I know that CCISS is the name give to a RAID device that comes from COMPAQ/HP, but why this name? Does it have any meaning?
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usb device -> block device mapping on Ubuntu?

Apologies if this is a duplicate, however. I have 2 usb mass storage devices, and I need to be able to work out which physical device maps to a block device. They are not both always present, so I ...
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Cancel Pending Device Uninstall

Just did something really stupid along the lines of an rm rf but with my hardware devices on a Windows Server 2008 Standard box. The damage was 25 devices either removed or given the status 'remove ...
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Cannot deactivate LV due to partition device

I need to be able to deactivate an LV but cannot after partprobing it and finding gaining access to its partitions in /dev/mapper. It seems I need some way of 'un-partprobing' the disk, but I have no ...
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Null audio driver for windows 2008 r2?

I want to use an audio/video transcoding program on my server. The solution that I found it's free and easy, so it fits my needs. But... apparently that program needs an audio card to work. (I ...
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How do I tell which kernel module is servicing a /dev device?

How do I find out which kernel module (as seen by typing lsmod) is servicing a particular device in /dev ? In other words, say I have a device, /dev/mouse0 and I want to find out which kernel module ...
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What is /dev/md2?

Specifically, what might "A Fail event had been detected on md device /dev/md2." ramify? (in an email from Plesk control panel's "Logwatch" BTW)
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How to safely remove a USB device from 2008 Core server?

I have a Hyper-V Core server 2008 that I administer via command line and remote tools. We have now got a new backup system in place and it involves me connecting an External USB drive (G:) to backup ...
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Ubuntu Device-mapper seems to be invincible!

I'm working on a hopefully unrelated question question and I've got to a strange situation. First: I know very little about the very low level hardware kernel storage driver magix, so I'm hoping a) ...
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What is a Linux device name for RAID of sas drives?

I have a RAID1 using Promise FastTrack TX2650 consisting of 2 SAS drives. What is a Linux device name for them? Like sda is for first sata drive. I have Windows server so I can't look it directly but ...
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How can I sort ls -l /dev by type and major and minor device number?

How can I sort the /dev directory by type and major and minor device number when doing ls -l? The best way I've found so far is: ls -l /dev | sort -k 1.1,1.2 -k 5n -k 6n | less Is there a better ...
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Linux - How to figure out what harddrives are attached?

So I have a server that has a few harddrives in it, all formatted and mounted. However I'm told there is another drive attached to it. How do I find out what drives are attached? How do I find out the ...
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Changing Network Adapter link speed over Remote Desktop

We have an Intel Pro 1000 PT Dual Port Server Adapter running on a WIN2K8 box housed in an offsite colo. I recently learned that the auto-negotiated link speed is 100Mbps. When I run the ...
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Pos receipt printer

Is it possible to connect a receipt printer to a telephone for printing similar to how a Credit card terminal works when connected to a telephone line. Our clients donot have internet connections ...
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How to change device permissions via udev in RHEL5?

I'm attempting to make the device permissions on a hard drive(/dev/sdb) persistent for a particular group in RHEL5. Can anyone point me to to a proper KERNEL line in /etc/udev/rules that would work ...