A device driver or software driver is a computer program allowing higher-level computer programs to interact with a hardware device.

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Network driver updated - linux still loading the old driver version

I recently updated the bnx2 network driver of one server. If I display infomations about the module, it shows me correctly the new version, 2.0.23b. modinfo bnx2 filename: ...
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compile lastest bnx2 driver on debian squeeze

I want to upgrade the bnx2 network card driver in a Dell Power Edge R410. I downloaded the latest driver version from the broadcom website. If I want to compile the driver it fails with the following ...
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New print server on Windows Server 2008 R2 64bit

Just wondering if anyone can help me out with some best practice for setting up a new print server and all of the individual queues. I have some questions regarding setting up the print queues, for ...
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How do “driver scanner” applications work? [closed]

For example, how does "Driver Scanner" from uniblue work? I mean, I know it's some kind of scam, but they need to provide some kind of service, after people pay for this app. So how does the full ...
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How do I configure a USB ethernet adapter under CentOS 5.3?

I've got a server running CentOS 5.3 (Final; kernel version 2.6.18) which I need to add a 2nd NIC to, initially temporarily, but eventually permanently. I'm not familiar with installing drivers under ...
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How do I disable driver signing enforcement on Windows Server 2008 R2 x64?

I'm running Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 and I have a driver that isn't signed so the Device Manager displays the following message: "Windows cannot verify the digital signature for the drivers ...
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Will using Windows 7 drivers for Windows Server 2008 R2 result in bad software installs? [closed]

I have been tasked with installing some server software on a box that is using: Asus Rampage Extreme 2 Motherboard Windows Server 2008 R2 Drivers for Windows 7 (because as far as I know, Asus does ...
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Some windows 7 machines are showing driver update required for most printers?

We have deployed printers using server 2008 however some computers are able to print fine but other just say that they need to update the print driver. They are all in the same policy. Some request ...
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Use Vmware VGA driver on Proxmox for KVM Windows Guests

I follow this tutorial (http://www.linux-kvm.com/content/using-vmware-vga-kvm-windows-guests) to use Vmware VGA with KVM Windows Guests. The vmware vga driver is installed on Windows, but I can't ...
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Do Red Hat drivers work on CentOS?

I'm thinking on buying a Dell PowerEdge T310. It's marked as certified hardware in Red Hat HCL, but I'd like to use CentOS. I know CentOS it's built from the RHEL sources, but do RHEL drivers work on ...
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What is the reason for choosing a different print processor?

Almost every time I've had to change the print processor for a printer, it's because it's set to something other than WINPRINT/RAW. Granted, fax software sometimes makes use of other print processors, ...
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Installing Proxmox VE with RAID on a MSI 890FXA-GD70 board

I'm trying to install Proxmox VE on my server with a MSI 890FXA-GD70 motherboard, the RAID array is a on-board SB850 array. My RAID setup is: 2x500gb Western Digital Caviar Blue Setup in RAID1 ...
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Dell OpenManage says my firmware is too old?

My Dell OpenManage Server Administrator application has an alert and is telling me my firmware (and driver?) versions are not high enough. Should I be concerned / what issue might this cause? I ...
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Running indexhibit with a non-MySQL backend — can it be done?

The version of the Indexhibit PHP-based CMS that's available for public download has been 0.70 (or thereabouts) for around four years, and as far as I know, it's been a MySQL-only app for the entirety ...
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New ethernet dual card hangs the server when doing ifconfig eth2 down

What I'm going to explain is happening on two different servers with same OS, same hardware and same hardware upgrade. IMHO I think may be a driver error is going on, but don't know how to figure it ...
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Must I install every possible printer driver for RDP clients?

I have users connecting with remote desktop and some have things like Quicken which has a PDF driver installed on their machines at home. We want them to be able to redirect to print at home, but do ...
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how to configure modprobe to recognize newly installed driver for eth1 on bootup?

I have a server running Debian 6. My motherboard has two interfaces, eth0 and eth1. Debian does not have a driver for eth1 (e1000e), so I installed the driver provided by Intel (e1000e-1.4.4). ...
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Postscript 3 emulation

A college needs to print multitudes of documents in a Mac environment. They get quotes for similar devices from two network digital copier competitors - one boasts an Adobe PostScript 3 print driver, ...
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Problems with identical printers having non-identical settings

(Apologies if this is in the wrong place, seems a better fit here than rather on SuperUser) We have two HP CP2025 colour printers installed on a Server 2008 Printe Server, both on HP "Universal ...
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x64 print driver keeps asking for x64 windows disk

I'm trying to install x64 printer drivers on a Windows 2003 R2 Standard x86 print server. I downloaded the amd64 folder locally to the server. When I try to install the x64 bit print driver it asks ...
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installing microsoft server 2008 on RAID drive

Using RAID 1 on a HP G165 G5 server and trying to install windows server 2008, however right at the install screen the windows installation wont find any hard drives. Ive tried installing HP 4/8 ...
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Installing a 32bit printer driver on 64bit Windows Server 2008 - Architecture Error

When using the Print Server options in Windows Server 2008 on a 64bit machine to install "Additional Drivers" for my HP LaserJet 4200 that is networked to 32bit machines I receive an error regarding ...
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What driver for M1015 for Solaris 11 Express

For Solaris 11 Express, what driver is supposed to be used? The M1015 is essentially a LSI 9240-8i From http://www.lsi.com/products/storagecomponents/Pages/MegaRAIDSAS9240-8i.aspx The only driver ...
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How to identify specific chipset driver on client to add to WDS driver database?

I have two new models to support, Optiplex 790 and Lenovo L520. I need to add their chipset drivers to the Windows Deployment server and Intel's driver package is a suite of chipset drivers. WDS ...
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Use a RAID Controller without drivers?

Ordered an Adaptec 1420SA RAID card for my Debian Squeeze media server but didn't check to see if it was compatible, turns out it's not because it uses something called hostRAID which requires special ...
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Network card suddently doesn't answer anymore, but answers after pinging

We have a problem with the network card on a Dell Power Edge R410 with Debian 6 (squeeze). It seems that the network card went into "sleep" mode after some time. If we are connected via ssh to the ...
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NT 4 era peripherals and Win 7 with XP Mode

I have a legacy label printer from the NT4 days that I need to get working on our newly imaged Win7 systems. Is it possible to use XP mode to host the driver for the printer, and share that as a ...
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SUN X4150 Server - Tools and Drivers CD Request

I have been trying to get my hands on the latest tools and drivers cd for the X4150 Sunfire server. Sun (Oracle) is no help to a guy like me. I don't want a service agreement, I just want the latest ...
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Server 2008 R2 - Unable to install any printer drivers

My problem is exactly this same as described here: Server 2008 R2 - Unable to install any printer drivers Options - google groups I have few Windows 2008 R2 (no SP1) servers in remote offices, ...
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IBM LTO 3 Tape drive periodically going “offline”

I have a problem with a LTO 3 Tape Drive. I'm using Brightstor ArcServe Backup software with Windows Server 2003. Sometimes, the scheduled backups will stop working and going into "devices" inside ...
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What does dvi, int, sto, flq etc. stand for in setupapi.dev.log-files?

When debugging my .inf-file I have ended up reading the setupapi.dev.log-file (/windows/inf/) to find out what is going wrong. The Microsoft generated log-file contains the following abbreviations ...
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Auto driver installation on Windows 7

Is there any way to completely automate driver installation in Windows 7? I need to: 1. Completely uninstall previous driver including its software 2. Restart computer 3. Install new drivers from ...
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DELL Power edge 2900 reinstallation [closed]

we are looking forward to upgrade our DELL power edge server to windows 2003 64bit operating system, however now it requires to start from scratch. unfortunately i do not have the driver or start up ...
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Downloading Dell PowerEdge drivers as .inf

I'm using nLite to modify the Windows Server 2003 install media to include the drivers for the PowerEdge R410. I have downloaded all the drivers from Dell's website. All of the drivers I have ...
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Slipstreaming Drivers for a PCI Controller Card into Ubuntu Server 10.04 Installation

I'm setting up a backup server with RAID10. The PCI Controller Card is new to the computer so the drivers need to be installed for the OS install to recognize it. I went through this process ...
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Question about Installing Windows 7 - Unspported Device requires a Driver Disk

In a Windows 7 DVD I see two big files: boot.wim and install.wim. My assumption is that I can modify boot.wim to affect the Windows Preinstallation Environment itself. Is this assumption correct? To ...
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Installing drivers on a Windows system using WinPE Preinstallation Environment

How can I install an INF driver to WinPE 3.0 when it is mounted with DISM? Once WinPE 3.0 is running, how can I install drivers, using their INF, to an offline system? The offline system can be ...
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How to install network adapter in Linux (CentOS 5)

My company has a CentOS 5 Linux server. The network card died today and we replaced it with an Intel Pro 1000 GT network adapter. I'm not great with Linux. How can I get this new NIC working? Thanks ...
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Old QIC80 tapes - Anyone know a tape drive that has drivers for 2003 or XP Windows?

I have project where I have to try to load some old QIC80 tapes and see what's on them. I ordered some tape drives but they work only with Windows 95! Does anyone know about tape drive that reads ...
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Find CCISS version

I'm currently running Ubuntu 10.10, and would like to just find out what version of HP's CCISS RAID array driver I'm running. I've looked around hpacucli and couldn't find anything; can anyone point ...
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Why didn't my Linux server start with an active network connection?

I booted my Linux server today via WOL. When it came up, I couldn't SSH onto it. I checked the server and it had booted into the OS but wasn't reachable on the network. I checked my router which ...
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Printer Management in AD Domain

I normally push out all my printers via group policy preferences. However, the new copy machines I have are using some stranger drivers and I can not install x64/x86 drivers on the same machine for my ...
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The specified location does not contain information about your hardware [xp]

I'm remotely installing printer drivers to a clients set of laptops (over Teamviewer). They are all XP. They have an Oki c5650 printer. I download the driver from the Oki website. The first and second ...
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NLB NIC w/ Static IP permanently “Acquiring Network Address” after adding more IP's to the cluster

We have a 2 node NLB cluster. I recently added more IP's to the cluster range, after which point, the NLB NIC's on both of my nodes ended up in a permanent "acquiring network address" state. The ...
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Updating / forcing usb wireless driver in Linux

I have a new USB WIFI stick Airlive X.USB-3. It's a a/b/g/n solution with dual external atennas based ar9170 chipset. http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/ar9170 website states that the ...
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HP4050, Windows 7 64 Bit, Printer Sharing from Windows Server

If I use a 'local printer' 'tcp port', I can print to an HP 4050 over the network from a Windows 7 64 bit machine using the Universal HP printer drivers (I happened to use Postscript). However, the ...
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Citrix Xenserver 5.6 vs HP BL460c G7 Networkadapter

We have a brand new HP BL460c G7 Blade. We want to install Citrix Xenserver on it. The installer prompts for Networkdrivers since it canĀ“t locate any supported hardware. According to HPs QuickSpecs ...
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What are the advantages of using Hyper-V's synthetic drivers?

We are moving our virtualization platform from Citrix's XenServer to Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008 R2. As part of this project I need to migrate, in one form or another, some Debian Linux servers ...
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Win7 clients “losing” printer drivers seemingly randomly

My googlefu is failing me on this one, so I thought I'd pose this to you friendly lot :) Background We've got a Server 2003 box running as our print server, to which is connected all of our network ...
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Does Hyper-V support SCSI Pass-through discs in a Server 2003 R2 VM?

I'm running into some difficulties getting pass-through disks to be accessible to a Hyper-v server 2003 r2 virtual machine. Host OS : Server 2008 R2 full w/Hyper-V role Guest OS : Server 2003 R2 ...