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How can I retrieve the device information?

From Windows Server 2012 R2, how can I retrieve a device's vendor name and model number without physically opening the machine? For instance, PCI cards. Get-WmiObject Win32_PNPEntity returns a bunch ...
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Access NMEA reference clock and GPS position simultaneously

I noticed two approaches to get an accurate time from GPS (with PPS). Using ntpd either with NMEA reference clock or Shared Memory Driver My problem: I want to have a very accurate time and access ...
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Multi-Generation Snapshots using Device Mapper (Linux)

LVM is an amazingly useful tool, however, it seems to still lack support for snapshotting a drive that is already a snapshot. I made a script to handle this automatically but ran into some troubles. ...
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List all devices of system [closed]

In my understanding linux can list only those devices which it can understand, i.e. for which the drivers have been installed. I think lspci is the command for that. But how can one figure out if ...
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File of modules list in linux

I want to know where is the file which lists all modules in Linux kernel package for specific device ID ? and where is that file (path)? pci.ids and usb.ids contain the device ID and name of device ...
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Directly Formatting a Device on a Linux System

I've just 'inherited' a system that consists of a bunch of Linux servers (running Ubuntu, but probably not important) that uses iSCSI devices. These show up as /dev/sdb, /dev/sdc etc. when you log ...
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Solaris ethernet ports: e1000g1 and e1000g2 are not working

I can plumb and configure e1000g0 and e1000g3 using ifconfig, but I can't seem to make use of e1000g1 or e1000g2. When I try ifconfig e1000g1 plumb, I get ifconfig: plumb: e1000g1: Invalid argument. ...
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What is mdev and how to /dev/* nodes get created in Linux?

Our Linux kernel is 2.6.31 running on an embedded MIPS processor with busybox. The initialisation script (rcS) starts mdev with: echo "/sbin/stbhotplug" > /proc/sys/kernel/hotplug mdev -s Can ...
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Server Mainboard and Storage System

Does anybody know how the following storage devices will be supported by Ubuntu, Debian or Linux in generall?? SATA-Controller: AMD SP5100 SAS-Controller: LSI 1068E Because I will buy the ...
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Moving Ubuntu disks to a new server

An Ubuntu (Hardy Heron) server here died a couple of days ago. Fortunately, the hard drives were OK. So now we have a new server with the old disks installed. The new server won't boot. After a ...