Q. I am new to Linux and I not able to understand /dev/hdc (is it C: drive?) under Linux. This is quite confusing for a new Linux user like me. What device naming convention followed by Linux? Can you explain it in layman’s term?


Q. I am using Linux on HP server and I am getting error that read as follows: Linux Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs How do I solve this problem? A. Most modern distributions including Debian uses loadable kernel module for ext3 file system. So to read ext3/ext2 file system kernel must load […]


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 […]