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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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(VM) Host does not support legacy camera driver, can the guest really see it?

So I have been dealing with an old machine that has a camera which is not supported in W10 apparently (I am explaining down below why I say apparently), so I have ran a W7 instance in VirtualBox, well ...
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How to connect/reboot to PC without monitor or remote access? Accidentally enabled X11 and can't undo it

I recently tried setting up an Intel NUC for remote access but it required a display to be connected -- I am using Ubuntu 18.04 (maybe 20.04, I can't check). So I installed the X11 dummy driver ...
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Soft-RoCE (RDMA over converged ethernet) over bonded ethernet interfaces?

I am having a hard time finding any information at all about wether it's possible to use the Linux Kernel RXE driver (software RDMA over converged ethernet) with bonded ethernet interfaces (using ...
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Fixing bad network drivers on 2019 DC S2D installation

I am helping to troubleshoot an existing Windows failover cluster on Windows Server 2019 Data Center. The cluster is set up to use Storage Spaces Direct (http://aka.ms/s2d) but there are problems ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2: Cannot remove some printer driver ("are in use" error) - Stale (orphan) entries in registry

I'm trying to uninstall some printer drivers from a Windows 2012 R2 Remote Desktop Services Host. I want that, except for some particular printer, the Easy print driver has to be used. The policy in ...
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Enabling I2S audio card on ALSA, Debian 11, Linux kernel 5.10, Intel N4100

I'm trying to find a set of guidelines to follow to be able to activate the I2S interface of my audio device. I'm having the following environment: LattePanda Delta board (Intel N4100, with I2S ...
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Virtualizing Solaris 2.5.1 (1995)

Posting here instead of unix exchange because although unix is the suject, this should apply to other non-nix OSs. Our development team has been asked to automate some tasks that happen to interact ...
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Offline install of all win 10 printer drivers

I want to download the whole set of printer drivers that Microsoft does not distribute anymore since Windows 7 and install/deploy them without windows update or internet access. I am aware that I can ...
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Cuda_kde_depth_packet_processor.cu:39:10: fatal error: helper_math.h: File or directory not found

I want that my Kinect 2 is recognized as webcam on ubuntu 21.10 + nvidia driver 470.86 + cuda 11.4 : marietto-BHYVE:/home/marietto# nvcc --version nvcc: NVIDIA (R) Cuda compiler driver Copyright (c) ...
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Printer Management

On our network we are getting an error every time we attempt to add a printer or sometimes print to printers. The error states that new drivers are needed to installed to print however we are using ...
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PTP support for RTL8125B-CG NIC in Ubuntu 20.04

I have an RTL8125B-CG NIC which, from what I gather from their product page, has hardware support for PTP. However, sudo ethtool -T does not detect any HW timestamping capabilities. I've tried with ...
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How to run service after kernel module is loaded

I have been breaking my head over this the last few hours. On one of my machines the intel-rapl-msr driver is buggy and reloading it fixes the issue. I thought I could trivially create a service that ...
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Ubuntu server 20.04 LTS - Installing nvidia & cuda installs gnome as well

I have a GPU server which requires cuda for example for machine learning tasks. unfortunately, as soon as I install the NVIDIA drivers and cuda, apparently a variant of gnome is installed as well. ...
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Force-unload or reset a crashed linux driver

What options do I have to hard-reset a linux driver? I have a problem with my USB-connected dvb tuners. They crash from time to time with a stack trace in the kernel log and disappear from the device ...
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How to trigger automatic driver installation for a specific device from the commandline?

When you open the properties window for a device in the device manager there is an "Update Driver" option that allows you to automatically check if Windows Update has a driver for that ...
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HP 1/8 G2 medium changer not detected in Oracle Linux 8

I have a HP 1x8 G2 Autoloader that connected to a SAN switch, on my VMware environment I have an Oracle Linux that should work with the tape. The problem is after connecting tape to VM, medium changer ...
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Preinstall printer driver without inf file

I am preinstalling printer drivers on computers in our organization using pnputil. So all users may add printers without installing drivers. Everything works fine. However, I found some Chinese ...
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Dpinst is showing the UI screen even after sending silent parameters, how to fix that?

The OS version: The Dpinst window I am seeing: The command I am using to suppress the window, but not working here. "C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\IA\Eclipse\FTDI Drivers\dpinst64.exe&...
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How to assign a driver to a specific interface?

working on : ubuntu 20.4 (hosted by esxi) I would like to assign a driver to a specific interface : ifconfig show two interface name ens160: ens192: 160 is classic ETH and 192 is an HBA connector 25 ...
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ixgbe eth0: initiating reset due to tx timeout and ixgbe eth0: Reset adapter

Server interfaces are flapping sometimes. It happens randomly. We are getting below logs in dmesg and similar logs are being captured in syslog as well. OS: OS-Debian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch) 4.9.0-12-...
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How to troubleshoot missing hardware functionality in Win 10 PE WDS boot environment

I am working to inject drivers into our Windows 10 PE WDS boot environment. First hurdle was getting the correct NIC driver installed, but now that is done I am hitting a wall in getting the touchpad ...
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Install not signed driver in Windows 2019 with no prompt

I want to install the not signed driver in the Azure DevOps pipeline (windows-2019 image). Driver is in the form of the .inf file. On the local machine i am using the following command: pnputil -i -a ...
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Linux module load

I have one question one of my Linux box which is RHEL 7.8 the module joydev is loaded on one server but not on the other server. Server A => Module joydev is loaded successfully Server b => ...
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Batch: How to remove a network printer //server/printer if V4 driver is installed?

All Windows client computers use a network printer //server/printer with V4 driver. The current version of the driver on the server side is V3. I want to remove the V4 printer and reinstall the ...
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Print jobs are getting stuck in the queues of the printers on the Print server (Windows server 2016)

Print jobs are getting stuck in the queues of the printers on the Print server (Windows server 2016) The printout are being printed only after the affected printers are physically restarted. The ...
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Windows Server 2003 not trusting any device driver (including native ones)

Background: Several legacy Windows Server 2003 systems need to be migrated from VMware to Azure. Yes, we know they have a legacy OS. Yet we have to keep them running. And this is (at least partly) ...
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is it ok to combine one machine with network driver ixgbe and other machine with network driver i40e

we have two rhel server redhat 7.6 and redhat 7.2 on the first server 7.2 , the network driver is driver: ixgbe on the second server rhel 7.6 the network driver is driver: i40e dose redhat Linux ...
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revive an old QLogic IBA7322 Infiniband card on CentOS8.2

I have a few HP Blades Gen7 equipped with QLogic Infiniband cards IBA7322 which I would like to use with CentOS 8. The problem I have is that I cannot find the right drivers for them. All the ...
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pcie SR-IOV driver howto

I am trying to know how linux PCIE NIC SR-IOV work. I am using a Unbuntu with Intel 82599 NIC as a host. Under NIC driver directory(ixgbe) in linux Kernel, there is a file named "ixgbe_sriov.c&...
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Running Ubuntu Server with GUI Desktop Environment | Dell PowerEdge R710 II

Let me start off by saying I’m completely new to using / running servers and I’m currently 2nd year CS & Business student in DCU, Ireland. I recently developed a program for automating sales ...
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Azure VM Disk Driver Error

we are experiencing a strange issue with our Azure VMs. In the Windows Event Log we get the following Issue: Event-ID 11 The driver detected a controller error on \Device\Harddisk0\DR0. ...
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Can i install a driver in Windows Server Core docker container?

We have an app that requires a driver. As an experiment and for testing purposes, we thought to deploy it using a docker image based on mcr.microsoft.com/windows/servercore:1903-amd64. The host ...
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Adding a driver from a p5p package during Solaris 11.4 installation

I'm trying to install Solaris x86 11.4 on a machine that requires an additional driver to access its drives. The driver is provided in a p5p-package and I have tried adding the driver before starting ...
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Getting network UNCLAIMED in Debian 8.3

When i check for lshw , i get following result user@user# lshw -c network *-network description: Ethernet interface product: I210 Gigabit Network Connection vendor: Intel ...
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Should I install Microsoft Redistributables not marked as "Supported"?

I have a requirement to upgrade one of our Operating Systems from Windows Server 2012R2 to Windows Server 2016. The hosted application requires numerous ODBC Drivers that in turn require a bunch of ...
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Is there a way to have two versions of the same Adaptec RAID driver installed on RHEL 5 / CentOS 5?

We have an older Adaptec 5805 RAID controller on our CentOS 5 server. (I added RHEL 5 to the question because of the similarity in these Linux distributions.) An Adaptec 8805 controller was recently ...
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Hyper-V 2019 Server network drivers

What OS driver is used for Hyper-V 2019 server (host) network adapters? Is it a Windows 2012 Server or Windows 10 driver?
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Installing drivers into docker image for kubernetes deployment

I am accessing a USB Card reader on an Ubuntu 18.04 node. Here is what is installed on the Ubuntu 18.04 node to access the USB Card reader: sudo apt-get install pcscd sudo apt-get install pcsc-...
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Find previous driver VERSION if 'Rollback driver strong name' missing

I've tackling a random BSOD issue & I updated some drivers (with Dell Command Update), but I forget to note the previous driver versions which will be helpful to know should the issue re-occur. ...
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Lenovo T495/Intel Wireless-AC 9260

We just switched to the T495 from the A485 as our laptop of choice. We are imaging them to Win10x64 1903 using SCCM, with the drivers provided by Lenovo. The wifi (Intel Wireless-AC 9260) is not ...
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Windows 2019 server image creation with driver injection [closed]

I need to create a vim file win2019server image for server deployments and I'd like to know how to inject the HP drivers to the image in the easiest way and which drivers I should inject? Does HP has ...
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Error when exporting printers and drivers from Windows Server 2008 R2

I'm trying to copy the printers and drivers from a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine to another server. I went to the Print Management console and right clicked on Print Management, then clicked on ...
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SCO OS 6 Driver for LSIL SAS1064E Raid Controller

A client has an SCO OpenServer Server 6.0, that is running on an HP ProLiant Box and they lost the root password. Its equipped with a Doal-Core Intel Pentium Processor. They don't have any media or ...
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SHA256 timestamps from comodo vs symantec for 2008r2 drivers

When signing a cab with a sha256 EV certificate we wanted to also use a sha256 timestamp. When trying with the comodo (where we got the EV cert) server we tried: /tr http://timestamp.comodoca.com/?td=...
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Deploying driver without installer

I would like to know if there is any way to deploy a driver via Active Directory that does not have an installer. I have a bunch of *.dll files and the necessary cat and inf files. But they are not ...
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Installing correct ethernet controller driver on Windows 10 Pro

I cloned a PC and it turned out to be a different model so many of the drivers need to be reinstalled without internet access. Currently trying to get the Ethernet Controller device driver installed. ...
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ODBC Driver 17 for SQL Server

Morning, Some background: Recently upgraded database and web servers from Server 2008R2 => 2016 OS Recently upgraded database instances from SQL Server 2008R2 => 2016 Recently upgraded the ODBC ...
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Can I change what displays in the 'Model' field in the printer directory when using a universal/basic driver?

I have a few printers on a Server 2012 print server that make use of "universal" drivers from the manufacturer. When using drivers like these, the description field for the model is sometimes set to ...
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Installing Mellanox ConnectX-5 driver - Debian 9.8

I need to add drivers for new Mellanox MT27800 Family (connectX-5) 100GbE card on Debian 9.7(9.8) I ran into the issue that on theri webpage they have only Debian 9.5 as highest supported version ...
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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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