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

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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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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 […]