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Kickstart installation from USB -- Kickstart location

I was able to solve this by doing the following: Place the kickstart file at the top of the isolinux directory and make sure it is named ks.cfg my isolinux.cfg file looks like this: label linux ...
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USB for keeping data safe

USB data path is protected by checksums on the both sides. https://www.beyondlogic.org/usbnutshell/usb3.shtml (Watch out CRC field within USB data packet structure) This is the quote from the original ...
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Use auto mounted USB drives in Docker container

I know the question is from 2018, but a solution would be using bind-mounts and setting the "bind propagation" to "shared" (not available for volumes). Instead of: -v /media/<user>:/media/<...
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Can't get USB/IP to work

Solution found: modprobe usbip_core modprobe usbip_host
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Our embedded linux system won't recognize a USB Device if it is plugged in before powerup. Suggestions?

Bringing this back from the dead for completion. The details are fuzzy, but as it turns out the device itself was crashing on boot. I believe it had to do with uBoot generated chatter on the USB line....
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ProLiant G7 - back USB ports two controllers or one?

From my perspective, I think it's a single controller installed to the server. In order to get the confirmation, I would suggest you check the proper motherboard specifications.
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USB 3.0 Card for HP Proliant DL360 G7 and G8

Surprisingly, this was not an easy problem to solve because a lot of PCIe USB 3.0 cards don't support Windows Server. The other problem I ran into is that the PCIe-based USB 3.0 cards require an ...
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Is it possible to check drives SMART attributes from a USB/eSATA enclosure?

You can obtain SMART attributes if the USB adapter/enclosure supports UASP, USB Attached SCSI Protocol. Older enclosures may not support this protocol and may only have proprietary interfaces to SMART,...
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ProLiant G7 - back USB ports two controllers or one?

According to lsusb on an HP ProLiant DL380 G7, there are two PCI devices serving as USB controllers: # lspci | grep -i usb 00:1d.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation 82801JI (ICH10 Family) USB UHCI ...
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How to find out which device corresponds for /sys/bus/usb/devices/deviceN

I found / modify a script to get the /sys device based on lsusb output. #!/bin/bash # # usb2sys - find lsusb device in /sys file system # die() { echo "$@" exit 1 } [[ $# -lt 1 ]] &&...
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How can I fix my UPS repeatedly disconnecting and reconnecting?

Inspired by this post, the solution for me so far has been to create a new udev rule: # /etc/udev/rules.d/62-nut-usbups.rules SUBSYSTEM!="usb", GOTO="nut-usbups_rules_end" # TrippLite # e.g. ...
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Ubuntu Server 16 LTS no usb 2.0

Enable the IOMMU option in the BIOS setup
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Synchronize zfs pools fast

Michael Hampton's advice is spot on and the Solaris man pages are quite good, but the concept is not that easy to grasp for a beginner. I will outline the points I've experienced when writing my ...
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Why does Intel have multiple Linux USB vendor IDs?

USB Vendor IDs are assigned by the USB Implementers Forum, the usb.ids file is just the way how your system knows about that. So if Intel has bought 3 vendor IDs (they are 5k$ a piece), it will ...
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How To Mount USB External Storage Drive on to ESXi 5.5 Host for VM backup

This is not the way to accomplish VM backups in VMware. Mounting USB devices in ESXi will not do what you’re expecting.
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Looking for way to expose and extend 100s of USB connections from VM cluster(s)

You could choose using small form factor Linux based computers, USB hubs and a software solution to provide access to the USB devices. Let me describe a possible solution, and you can tailor it to ...
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Looking for way to expose and extend 100s of USB connections from VM cluster(s)

The defacto virtualization stack on linux (kvm/qemu + libvirt) supports USB1,2,3 redirection over the network. So, in the room with all your usb devices plugged to linux boxes you would run the ...
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Is it possible to connect a laptop to a Linux desktop - to function as the desktop console?

Yes, there are products that serve to enable a laptop as a portable KVM device. They are commonly used for lightweight/portable crash carts. Start here: https://www.google.com/search?q=usb+crash+cart+...
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USB Proxy "Dongle"

Is there any readily available solution for this? I understand your use case that you like to do USB Protocol Analyzing, specifically "Sniffing". So, yes. What would the "building&...
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How to determine USB Version 1.1 or 2.0

you can use lsusb -v a simple way. you should install usbutils first
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Pass an USB hub from a KVM host to a guest with libvirt

I know this thread is a few years old, but I've been doing a few days worth of work on this exact topic and feel the question could use some of my answers. First, per the Libvirt domain format ...
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How can I create a self extracting / self burning bootable USB image?

This may not be the best answer, but you could always write a script/program that does this yourself. (Which in this case would prompt a Stack Overflow question.) (The following would of course have ...
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How to hook an Ethernet over USB connection up to the host-Network?

You have echo 1 >> /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward But it should be echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward Gateway is commented out #Gateway=('192.168.1.1') in one of your options. You would ...
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What consider as a full write cycle?

The write cycle is the measure of endurance or life for a solid state drive (SSD) and most flash-based storage devices. The write cycle encompasses the process of writing and erasing data in a ...
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Why does udevadm not provide me a disk serial number when hdparm can?

According to this SUSE knowledge base article, some (or possibly all) of these device properties are set by 60-persistent-storage.rules. Since udev delays execution of udev rules until all .rules ...
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Why does udevadm not provide me a disk serial number when hdparm can?

In the end I went with this, which is a bit of a hack: KERNEL=="sd?", SUBSYSTEM=="block", PROGRAM="/root/get_disk_serial.sh %k", SYMLINK+="disk/by-serial/%c" and then a quick script like this: #!/...
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Serial over USB during boot

This is possible, but you need to have the usb serial driver compiled into the kernel. It must not be a module. Most likely this will involve recompilling of the kernel. https://www.kernel.org/doc/...
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Use Smartcard Reader on Azure Remote Desktop

You need to install the smartcard drivers on the remote computer, same driver as the local computer if they are not discovered on connection. Make sure the ScDeviceEnum service (Smart Card Device ...
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Assign static id to usb printer

I found an ugly solution, if you have a more elegant solution please post your answer. I wrote a script that uses a regex to parse the output of dmesg | grep usblp | grep 0x0416 (0x0416 is the vendor ...
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Dell poweredge R640 disable USB 3.0 possible?

To make it simple, plug your devices in the front usb port for the initial setup, and remotely connect to the server after the setup. The PowerEdge R640 system supports: USB 2.0-compliant port on ...
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