kernel drivers

Can you tell me differences between the following sysvinit /sbin/service command:

service httpd restart

service httpd condrestart

service httpd reload

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I‘m trying to run a command called sensors-detect and I was recommended to use it87.ko Linux kernel driver. But, when I do modprobe it87, I get the following error under Debian Linux

FATAL: Error inserting it87 (/lib/modules/2.6.32-5-686/kernel/drivers/hwmon/it87.ko): Device or resource busy

How do I fix this problem under Debian GNU/Linux 6.x?

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I‘m getting the following error in /var/log/messages file and my sensors command is also not working:


Aug 13 21:22:24 backup kernel: [ 8.681901] ACPI: I/O resource it87 [0x295-0x296] conflicts with ACPI region IP__ [0x295-0x296]
Aug 13 21:22:24 backup kernel: [ 8.683378] it87 it87.656: Detected broken BIOS defaults, disabling PWM interface

How do I fix this problem under Debian or Ubuntu Linux desktop system?

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We have over 20+ Dell Precision M6400 laptops pre installed with Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5.x. I was asked to disable Wi-Fi on all laptops as it poses a serious security risk to our sensitive (classified) systems and networks. How do I disable wireless networking (802.11) under Linux?

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In our research lab I’d like to disable all USB devices connected to our HP Red Hat Linux based workstations. I’d like to disable USB flash or hard drives, which users can use with physical access to a system to quickly copy sensitive data from it. How do I disable USB device support under RHEL 5.x workstation operating systems?

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Linux Load USB Driver

by on January 6, 2009 · 0 comments

How do I load USB driver under Linux operating system using the command prompt?

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Q. How do I find out what Linux kernel drivers and loaded by my Linux distribution? How do I list device drivers (modules) loaded in memory? A. Under Linux use the file /proc/modules shows what kernel modules (drivers) are currently loaded. lsmod command You need to use lsmod command to show the status of modules […]

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