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Questions tagged [drivers]

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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Troubleshooting a failed network driver (netvsc.sys)

We have been running into an issue with some terminal servers we have running Server 2016 where the NIC just drops off. These are Hyper-V guests running on 2016 Hyper-V and eventually (after about 2-3 ...
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R710 with ESXi 6.5 and PERC 6/E - How to update drivers?

R710 PERC 6/E Raid 6 Running a Windows server 2016 and Unitrends in virtual machines in ESXi. So I have a Raid 6 array and need to expand the array. OMSA tells me I have an out of date driver. I have ...
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AMD Geode LX linux : how to instruct driver to enable flat panel? [on hold]

Platform : PC/104 with AMD Geode LX CPU with integrated graphics. Buildroot framework, kernel 4.18.10. I am building a custom Linux system with Buildroot. Since I compiled the Geode LX frame buffer ...
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'make' command error while installing RTL8723DE 802.11b/g/n driver

lspci -nn | grep -i network Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8723DE 802.11b/g/n PCIe Adapter [10ec:d723] I'm trying to install above wifi drivers in RHEL 7.2 (HP laptop), steps followed by the ...
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Mass update printer drivers on Windows server

We have a bestiary of Kyocera printers - from FS-1028 to Taskalfa 4002 (17 different models in total). Novadays most printer manufacturers provide universal, omni-device drivers. So does Kyocera: it ...
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How to disable a driver on a Windows 10 S Mode machine? [closed]

I have a Windows 10 S Mode machine I'm using for testing. When I try to install updates, I get an error saying that my "Intel Audio Display (intcdaud.sys), KB-44687" needs to be disabled before I can ...
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Debian: Detected Hardware Hang ended in unreachable server -> how to identify root cause?

I recently had one of my servers going into halt state where I was not able to reach any of its endpoints nor to login via ssh. The only way was to reboot via hardware power button. After inspecting ...
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Can't get USB/IP to work

I have Ubuntu 16.04, and USB cash device plugged on it. I want to share this cash device through USBIP. So I plugged this device and usbip list --local Then I see my device (emphasized with bold) ...
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Simultaneous usage of Nvidia and AMD GPUs

I have a server which hosts three different GPU platforms: Onboard GPU, Nvidia and AMD GPUs. I have not installed X server, as I do not intend to bring the desktop up. I always use ssh and use the ...
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Unable to create new simple volume. C:\Windows\inf - Not default?

Windows Server 2008 R2. When I attempt to create a new "simple volume" in Disk Management (or even Diskpart), the operations hangs and eventually end up with this error: However, before the error ...
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RDS Server 2016 Disable Easy Print on Epson TM (POS receipt printer)

Currently have RDS setup on Win Server 2016 it is using the "Easy Print Driver" for all locally connected (redirected) Epson TM t20-ii printers (about 10 POS receipt paper stations). I have installed ...
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What is the Industry Best Practice for Updating Dell Drivers ? [closed]

Is it ok to upgrade to latest drivers whenever we provide it to end-user ? or we should keep the Drivers with OS which has been shipped by Dell along with OS Kindly suggest if there is any document ...
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Windows Server 2016 on IBM System x3200 M3 missing drivers during install

I'm trying to set up an old surplus server in my home to work as a NAS. I have it configured in the UEFI with 4 HDDs working in RAID 1. I have a 5th hard drive I had lying around, so I threw it in ...
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weird windows 7 update Intel Display

I have this weird update in windows update on windows 7. Full details from windows update: Intel Corporation - Display - 12/14/2017 12:00:00 AM - 10.18.14.4889 Download size: 86.7 MB ...
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What is the max resolution for the Microsoft Basic Display Adapter driver under Win 10 Pro?

First, a bunch of preamble, then the question is 7 paragraphs down. I have a user that we recently upgraded to an Intel NUC 8 w/ the integrated Radeon Vega M graphics. The machine also has the on-...
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How to know the origin of a certificate on a windows PC (Especially Win 10 embedded LTSB)

I have a specific type of problem but maybe someone have a hint for me: We have some systems with special PCIe-Hardware for which we wrote and signed a driver. One certificate in the path of trust is ...
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How do I get LSI 9210-8i SAS2008 card working under Ubuntu 18.04?

so I'm coming from an ESXi background where LSI SAS2008 drivers were provided by default. I seem to remember FreeNAS 9, DSM 3 and FreeBSD 10.1-RELEASE having them, too. So what's up with Ubuntu, how ...
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Intel 82599 in CentOS 7 - No suitable device found for this connection

I have recently installed a server with CentOS 7, this was installed whilst the network card was present. The card is a Intel 82599ES 10Gb LC fiber NIC attached to the PCI slot of the server. The ...
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HP UPD Preconfiguration

Im having an issue following HP's Drvier preconfiguration guide Im using the latest version of the universal print driver and thus have a file called hpcpu215.cfm saved in the %systemroot%\system32\...
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Re-enable S5WakeOnLan setting for Realtek NIC driver that's disabled and hidden by inf file

To be able to wake up a PC from the S5 'shut down' state, the OS has to prepare the NIC during system shutdown. For Realtek NICs, this is done by the "Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller" driver, but ...
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DHCP not working on RTL8111 NIC (DHCP Offer not arriving at receiver)

I'm experiencing some strange behaviour with a Dual Gigabit Ethernet NIC; I've setup a computer which has multiple network interfaces to connect some industrial cameras and setup a DHCP Server (isc-...
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qla2xxx driver version 10 (kernel 4.16) does not detect targets on boot

Hardware: IBM x240 Flex, QLogic QMI2672 (FC5172) HBA When using kernel 3.10.0-693 (CentOS 7.4 stock, qla2xxx version 8.07) booting is successful - targets on both FC ports are detected, multipathing ...
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apt-get dist-upgrade failing on mssql-tools and msodbcsql17 packages, ubuntu 16.04

I did regular upgrade of packages as always and something broke, cant even purge the packages due broken dependencies. The server is Ubuntu 16.04 on Azure. We are using MySQL on this server, so this ...
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SFP Card compatibility

We are installing our first "professional" server configuration in the office. We will install a HP ProLiant DL120 Gen9 that will provide a hypervisor based on CentOS / KVM and should be connected to ...
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KVM NIC Passthrough troubles - Unknown Header Type 7F && Internal Error: Unknown PCI Header Type 127

I am having some serious troubles passing through my NIC to my Windows guest running on KVM. The current driver in use is vfio-pci and I have done the passthrough via Virt-Manager so the XML format ...
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Moving docker storage to new (encrypted) location

I am trying to move docker image storage. OS Linux Mint 18.3 I tried multiple approaches including: daemon-configuration-file /etc/docker/daemon.json { "graph": "/new/dir/docker"} modifying ...
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Why does Windows have an “hp” and a “Hewlet Packard” set of printer drivers?

I was trying to install a driver for an old HP printer and was confused to find two seperate folders: one name "hp" and the other "hewlett packard." Each contained a different set of printer drivers, ...
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Updating broadcom NIC drivers on a Dell Poweredge R430

I've got a couple of Dell Poweredge R430 hypervisors that have Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet NIC's. I've never updated the drivers on these NIC's away from those which the OS installed... They ...
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Fibre Optic port moving to 1000Mb/s eventhough it is not in the supported link mode

In my Fibre Optic device (Linux 2.6.27, LXT971A PHY Transceiver), connection to the port is lost intermittently. While debugging with ETHtool, the following observation was observed: Settings for ...
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Installing Windows Server 2016 from a Linux PXE server - Network drivers?

I have a PXE server running CentOS 7 that our company uses to install various Linux distributions. We would like to start using it to install Windows, namely Windows Server 2016. Using a VirtualBox ...
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Windows 2008 server installation asks for Hard Drive Drivers in Dell Power edge sc1420

We are having blue screen from windows 2008 server, even with Safe Mode, so we are trying to repair the OS, but it keeps asking for HD Drivers, we have a Maxtor 6L160M0 (Pretty old, I know) and we are ...
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Are there standard, non-Postcript alternatives to PPDs for informing print queue software such as Cups of printer capabilities?

Postscript printer description files (PPDs) describe Adobe Postscript (PS) printers’ capabilities, thus being useful both for print queue servers and printing clients. Are there equivalents for other ...
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How can I use Intel Management Engine on Gigabyte motherboard? [closed]

How can I use Intel Management Engine on Gigabyte motherboard? I installed it from official Gigabyte website in drivers section for my motherboard Gigabyte X299 UD4 but no one executable appeared ...
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Windows 10 installation on Dell T7600 with PERC H310 Raid Controller

We work in an environment with machines running mostly CentOS 7.3 but from times to times we need to switch to Windows 10. To manage those changes, we have a PXE boot solution with tree options: ...
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Dell Precision T5600 SAS issue

I'm currently having some issues with my Dell Precision T5600 Workstation (more specifically the Intel C600 SAS Controller). My problem is that my 2x2TB SAS harddisks are completely unreadable for my ...
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Installing 32 bit and 64 bit Informix drivers on same machine

Currently trying to setup a development environment which can handle both 32-bit and 64-bit ODBC Informix Drivers. I'm was unsuccessful at finding any sort of guide or walk through online, however I ...
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FDIR Configuration to forward packets to a queue not working as expected

Currently, I am working on to modify Intel i40e network card driver. I am trying a simple thing using FDIR to forward a specified set of UDP packets to a particular queue of the NIC via ethtool as: #...
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IBM x3850 m2 raid card and linux 4.4 kernel

I have an IBM x3850 m2 server, with ibm serveraid mr10k raid card, wich is a lsi megaraid card. My problme is, if I try to run linux, with 4.4 kernel I need to use iommu=soft kernel arg to make it ...
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What is the “Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 RsFx Driver” and can I run SQL Server without it?

Our German hosting company complains about licensing issues with our SQL Server Express installation and demands us to uninstall (or re-license) the following components: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 ...
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How to deal with Windows’ sleep and hibernate issues?

Windows’ sleep and hibernate seem to cause problems since forever. After resuming, drivers crash even on some of the latest ThinkPads (typically the ones with discrete graphics). Previously, we have ...
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What can I do to get rid of the error message: “The DSM service was delayed by 2409807 seconds for a driver query/download/install on device '…'”?

My little laptop runs with MS-Windows 8 and I am not getting windows updates anymore. I looked all day for a solution and so far came up empty handed. All the solutions proposed do not explain what ...
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HOW TO: Resolve HP Printer Driver Installation Issues on Windows 10

Symptoms First off; for several HP OfficeJet Printers (such as with the HP Officejet 6500A e-All-in-One Printer - E710a) the HP Installer downloaded from the website, or via the HP Print and Scan ...
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Konica Minolta multifunction printers default to double sided printing

We have 50 machines that use 3 different models of Konica Minolta printers: bizhub C3850FS bizhub C258 bizhub C280 I've been installing the latest driver and it has been brought to my attention ...
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Windows 8.1 Windows Deployment Service 2012 R2 drivers not installing

I can't get the drivers to install for one of my Windows 8.1 images. There aren't any errors in the event log or any errors showing up during the installation it just doesn't install them. I have the ...
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Replacing an ISA CAN Bus Card

Having a third party system using an Advantech PCL-841 (16 Bit ISA Card) and want to replace it with an Advantech PCIE-1680 Card (PCI Express). Does the Application (no source code available need to ...
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How can I get the new, stricter driver signing policy from Windows 10 1607 to apply to upgraded installations?

In Windows 10 1607 (Anniversary Update), Microsoft rolled out a new, stricter driver signing policy that requires drivers to be signed by Microsoft through the Dev Portal. Cross-signed drivers are no ...
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Using audio services on Windows Server 2008 R2

Software that I modified for use in a particular game takes player input, feeds it to a text-to-speech engine, and outputs a .wav audio file, which the game then runs, making the player's character "...
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HP ProLiant ML10 v2 Debian compatability

Looking to replace my aging server (running Server 2003) and found this one on newegg. HP ProLiant ML10 v2 I see the driver page shows CentOS, Red Hat, & SUSE compatible drivers. But I was hoping ...
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Updating Print Driver on 2k8R2 x64 server for 64 bit print drivers

I'm trying to figure out what is preventing me from updating the 64bit print drivers for a Printer on our Print Server. We have a Windows 2008 R2 x64 bit server as our Print Server, with 429 printers ...
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SuperMicro AOC-STGN-I2S labeled Coraid. Can't install drivers and use lan card

Recently I purchased two lan cards SuperMicro AOC-STGN-I2S (Two 10Gb\s SFP+ ports). One of them work OK under Windows (my test PC) and under FreeBSD on my server. Second one is exactly the same card ...