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Transfer Files From Multiple External USB Drives to Linux Server San Storage

We want to transfer files from multiple external USB drives to a Linux server connected to SAN storage. The USB Drives are formated with NTFS and contain media i.e. Images/Videos and will each range ...
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Udev rule doesn't create symlink

I have created a script which is supposed to run automatically when a specific USB-device is connected. I've based my udev rule on the this post: Linux (Ubuntu) run script upon USB mount My udev ...
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Moving usb mounts ubuntu 10.10

I use a usb 1Tb hard driver for backups. I have three of them and I have one one site (two weeks old) for the next backup, one off site (one week old), and one in the system (current back drive). I ...
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USB SCSI enclosure?

We've got a stack of SCSI HDDs from a very old server that recently bit the dust. There's some chance that there is salvageable and valuable data on the drives. Are there USB enclosures akin to the ...
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How to permanently attach USB devices to a KVM vserver?

I run a Server using KVM and virt-manager (over SSH). Currently I have the following devices which I want/need in a KVm virtual machine: +----USB-HUB +- USB Smartcard Reader #1 +- USB ...
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How to share USB drive via NFS on FreeBSD

I'm trying to share USB hard drive with msdosfs connected like this: mount_msdosfs -o large /dev/da1s1 /mnt/usb I can see mounted drive: /dev/da1s1 on /mnt/usb (msdosfs, local) but when I'm ...
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USB stick unmounts itself, becomes unavailable ?!

On Centos 6, I am trying to copy some files from a Fat32 stick. I do a "fdisk -l" then take that name and mount it with this command: mount /dev/sdb1 /mnt/usb I see the files there (I didnt count ...
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Dell Poweredge 1550 boot from USB or CDRom

I am trying to get a dell power edge 1550 to boot off cd or USB so I can install CentOs. I created a CD with a CentOs ISO on it but the system won't recognize it. Even when I set the settings to only ...
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USB Legacy support burning PSU, is it possible? [closed]

So one day, the PSU in the machine I was working with decided to blow up. Yes, I heard a pop, and a strong burnt smell. So what happened? What caused it? How can I prevent it? The situation: The ...
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How can I add usbip modules on Redhat 6 kernel?

I have RHEL 6 with # uname -r 2.6.32-131.0.15.el6.x86_64 I'm trying to build usbip modules on staging driver. Everything is OK. I have all needed *.ko files. But I cannot add those modules on ...
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Alternative to PXE booting on a mid-2011 Mac Mini, possibly via USB?

Are there any decent ways to accomplish PXE booting on a mid-2011 Mac Mini (Core i5)? I need to be able to boot into CloneZilla over the network (as I want to image the Mac Mini's hard drive, and ...
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Cross platform support for network attached USB hubs?

I am looking at network-attached USB hubs in order to run licensed software in a virtualized environment when hardware dongles are required. Are there any solutions that will work with both Linux and ...
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USB Webcam to IP Webcam on UBUNTU Server 11.04

I am wanting to install some security and surveillence in the room my ubuntu server occupies. I have already sorted out the security but was thinking about installing a camera of some sort. I don't ...
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Converter for input (composite USB) and output (2x PS2)

It seems there are plenty of PS/2 to USB converters but want we need is a composite USB input and 2x PS/2 outputs (keyboard and mouse). An example application: a server without USB ports but 2x PS/2 ...
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Weird Corruption Issue [closed]

Windows 7 Professional 750GB Hard drive, no corruption, chkdsk shows now errors. I installed a new internal 1TB hard drive in the laptop. Plugged in the 750GB drive via USB enclusure. I copy over ...
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Slow ftp speeds from special directories

Good day, I'm having a very strange Problem with FTP transfers. The ftp server is a Linux 2.6 32-bit box with vsftp installed. On this box, transmission-daemon (bittorrent) is also installed and the ...
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Proliant ML370 G5 and “dongle” removal

Recently I've bought a Proliant ML370 G5 in tower case. After I got it the seller asked me to remove the "dongle" from it and return it back to him. The problem is I can't locate the "dongle" thing in ...
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How are devices handled with Citrix XenApp?

We have an application which interacts with a USB interactive whiteboard. A customer recently asked if our software would work with XenApp 6. I am sure our application will, however the hardware is ...
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Utility that sends an email when usb is unplugged [closed]

I work for large university's IT department. We manage around 500 computers in remote labs around campus and residents halls. As an on going project, we are increasing secruty in our labs through ...
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Multi Platform LAMPP Server on USB Drive

I am trying to setup a simple cross platform server that would be completely portable and work on windows, mac and linux. Some Background: I used to only have a windows desktop. This desktop has ran ...
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Whats wrong with my partition table?

I'm a bit lost here. I got my trusty old external 500Gb USB drive but it refuse to mount: I think my partition table is invalid: sudo fdisk -lu /dev/sdb Disk /dev/sdb: 500.1 GB, 500107862016 bytes ...
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2.4 Kernel: Mount USB Drive

I'm going to ask this question as if I'm not going to receieve an answer. I'm trying to mount a 2TB USB drive onto a RHEL 3 server that is running a 2.4 kernel. Alone, the volume size of 2TB is ...
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(Ubuntu Server 11.04) Proftpd permission denied with USB HDDs

I have an external HDD mounted in my server. It's on /dev/sdb1 (or /media/usb0). I have a proftpd user which home directory is set to /media/usb0. The problem is that the ownership of /media/usb0 is ...
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Recommendation for a Linux distro that I can install on a USB drive [closed]

I have a netbook (no CD drive) that no longer boots. Before I do a factory reset (which is what the manufacturer is telling me I need to do), I want to try and recover my personal data. So I'm ...
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iPad USB Charging Utility for Dell Optiplex [closed]

As you probably know already, an iPad requires a certain power on USB port to be charged from. Thus, some motherboard manufacturers (such as ASUS, Gigabyte etc) had released a special driver that ...
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SBS2003 won't acknowledge any USB ports

I've uninstalled/reinstalled/updated the latest drivers for all usb ports. Also, the removable storage service won't stay on.
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How to get fixed USB device names in Linux

I have a relatively short question concerning USB device handling: How is it possible to map a USB device to a fixed device. I know there are ways using udev rules, but I want complete instructions ...
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Which is a faster USB protocol RS232 or PS/2 [closed]

A manufacture just asked me For the USB interface , we have two communication protocols , one is USB to RS232 , one is USB to PS/2 . Which one is faster? This is a USB Devise.
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Disabling USB/removable devices in software

How can I truly disable USB/removable drive support purely with software? On Windows for example I know I could disable the relevant hardware in device manager, and users would not be able to ...
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detect specific device is USB / SATA apart from dmesg output

Suppose in a linux machine you have both SATA and USB devices present, and if they are all detected properly, how do you know whether a specific device(sda1/ sdb1) is USB device OR SATA device. Note: ...
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Error 11 Source Disk Windows Server 2008 R2 At LOGIN?? when using USB Drives (not bad drives)

We have been experiencing a VERY odd error and I have no idea where to go from here. When users are logging in to a Standalone Windows 2008 R2 server in workgroup configuration, it causes the ...
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Looking for a USB GSM modem, compatible with Solaris 10 (sparc)

Seven months on SF, and my first question. I do hope someone has an answer, as I'm at my wits' end. I have a Nokia 6310i connected via RS232 cable to a Solaris 10 system, for sending SMS messages ...
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New Raid-1 array rebuilding 2nd time after activation

I created a sofware raid-1 from existing data partition using this howto. Both disks are usb 1TB disks, (each had already two partitions and I used 2nd from each, they have same size) So I simply ...
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Server System drive on a USB stick? Good? Bad?

This is a follow up to this question. I am assembling a storage server with 14 SATA drives. I don't want to "waste" a drive for the OS system, so I thought I could isntall and run the OS from a USB ...
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How to create a virtual ethernet card for SSH tunneling through USB device? [W7]

I have an SSH tunneling that is connected to an USB device that is connected to the Internet. How can I configure a virtual ethernet card that get everything to 127.0.0.1:1080?
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how to boot and install opensolaris using USB drive

I have a server that does not have a CD/DVD drive.. How can opensolaris be installed using USB interface? specifically what tools/steps that need to be performed to prepare USB flash drive as install ...
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Copy large amount of small files using robocopy from USB disk to SATA disk

Would specifying the /MT option in robocopy give me better or worse performance, when copying a large amount of smaller files (~10-150kB) from an USB attached drive to an internal SATA drive? Should I ...
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Windows 7 - Limited users unable to write to the root of external drives

I'm running SBS 2008 R2 with all Win 7 clients logging in as restricted users; none of them have local administrator access. Anytime someone uses an external USB drive, they cannot create files on the ...
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Windows. Setting user permissions on usb peripherals

At work, I finally got the right to have a Debian installed into a Virtualbox on a Windows XP host. The USB access does not work in my Debian because it requires authorization from the system admin ...
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P2V conversion with VMM to a USB Drive

For testing purpose, I would like to be able to do P2V conversion thanks to VMM by creating the VM on a USB Hard Drive. VMM (I guess due to Hyper-V) does not show my USB Hard Drive in the hard drive ...
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Why does my external USB hard drive refuse to unmount after transferring large tar files to it?

I recently need to transfer large tar files to an external USB hard drive from one Red Hat ES 5 server to another (neither with network connectivity). Originally I was trying to move ~90gig tar file ...
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Which motherboards support ECC RAM and USB 3.0?

I'm gathering specs to build a highly reliable file server, somewhat future proof for the next 3-5 years. The component I'm starting with is the motherboard. Are there motherboards that have been ...
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How can I allow non-administrators to use port-specific USB devices that require a driver-reinstall for each new port?

Is there a way to give non-admin users the right to (re-)install drivers for a port-specific USB device so that they do not need an administrator login every time they plug the same device into a ...
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Can USB powered device affect longevity of the port?

Looking to purchase a new DVD Writer for the first time, I notice there are USB powered devices available which do not require an external adapter/power-supply. This may be sufficient for stuff that ...
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limit usb stick usage for users

We need to disallow access to usb stick on win2k3, though allowing access for some specific user and admin team. Is it possible ?
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Is an Ethernet point to point connection without a switch real time capable?

In automation and control, it is commonly stated that ethernet can't be used as a bus because it is not real time capable due to packet collisions. If important control packets collide, they often ...
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Set custom mount point and mount options for USB stick

I have an USB stick which contains private stuff like the SSH key. I want to mount this stick to my own home directory with 0700 permissions. Currently I do this with this line in /etc/fstab: ...
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optimal folder structure for storing 100k files on a USB drive

I need to store 100k files (around 40GB) in a USB drive. Each file has a unique int id (e.g 45000). Option one is to put all files in a single folder: root/ root/1.pdf root/2.pdf root/3.pdf ... ...
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ASA's USB ports

I have three USB ports on my Cisco ASA 5505. All Cisco documentation that I've found says that they're for 'future use'. Anyone know if this has been updated? Or if it will be?
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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 ...