How do I find the version of a kernel module (*.ko files located in /lib/modules/… directory) in Linux server?


How do I find out BIOS version using a Linux command line option?


Q. I’ve couple of Linux / Windows server hosted in remote data center? My ISP provides following option for rebooting the box: a) Graceful shutdown command b) An IPMI reboot c) A power strip Which one is the best way to reboot server and why?

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Q. How do I list all IRQs currently used under CentOS Linux? A.. There is a file called /proc/interrupts. The proc filesystem is a pseudo filesystem which is used as an interface to kernel data structures. It is commonly mounted at /proc. This is used to record the number of interrupts per each IRQ on […]

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How do I determine if my CPU is 64bit or not under Linux operating systems?


You need to use command called lsdev. It gathers information about your computer’s installed hardware from the interrupts, ioports and dma files in the /proc directory, thus giving you a quick overview of which hardware uses what I/O addresses and what IRQ and DMA channels. This command is very useful while troubleshooting various hardware conflict […]