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USB drive not detected in Intel EFI shell

Fantastic. I had this problem with a Fedora 22 Live image on an USB stick created as per UEFI boot of USB sticks using livecd-iso-to-disk --efi --format --reset-mbr Fedora-Live-Xfce-x86_64-22-3.iso /...
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Intel USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller - Exceeded Number of Supported Devices?

There is a hardware limit of 96 endpoints on most Intel XHCI controllers. It wouldn't surprise me if each camera is using 8 endpoints, that's a pretty typical number for complex, modern devices. The ...
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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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Resetting factory defaults - HP Proliant DL360 gen8

I don't know how the USB controller ended up disabled on your system... I'd love to know what happened right before you asked this question... But you do have a couple of options to recover. Since ...
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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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Kickstart installation from USB -- Kickstart location

I've tried everything, but only this seems to work: put the ks.cfg inside the initrd. So the steps below extract initrd, add the ks.cfg in there, and recreate it. Tested with CentOS7 First mount the ...
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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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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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How to merge usb0 and usb1 interfaces into one network?

What you need is to configure bridging. What bridging will do, is basically tie together a bunch of interfaces, and then letting the computer running the bridge act as a switch. The IP address is ...
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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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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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Can't get USB/IP to work

Solution found: modprobe usbip_core modprobe usbip_host
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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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Cyberpower UPS usage with a Linux arm based sytem

The Network UPS Tools page quite possibly provides what you are looking for: http://www.networkupstools.org/ It requires more configuration than the Power Panel software from Cyber Power, however ...
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HP DL360 G5 and using 3.5" sata drives OR USB

There are probably some options for you, but nothing that's HP-supported (short of adding something like an HP D2600 JBOD enclosure) I'd suggest just buying a NAS or NAS enclosure to house your ...
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HP ProLiant DL380 Gen9 USB keyboard and mouse not working on Windows 2008 install

I'd suggest using the ILO if possible. I'm glad you don't have a KVM in the mix. But are you CERTAIN that the keyboard doesn't work? I'm sure I've had situations where the mouse didn't work, but I ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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rsync from linux host to fat32

I've been trying to figure out how to keep rsync from copying every file every time, for a long time, with no success. But I've just stumbled across the answer. It's a FAT32 short-filename issue; ...
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Kickstart installation from USB -- Kickstart location

My favourite method is to use UUID, because it is stable. I use two pendrive, first with the CentOS, second with kickstart. After save a kickstart on second pendrive I check its UUID in linux with ...
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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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Pass an USB hub from a KVM host to a guest with libvirt

xml for hub: https://libvirt.org/formatdomain.html#elementsHub An example: <hub type='usb'> <address type='usb' bus='0' port='1'/> </hub> https://www.redhat.com/archives/...
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