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Linux Disable USB Devices (Disable loading of USB Storage Driver)

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: How do I list all USB devices?

Q. How do I list all USB devices connected to my computer / Linux laptop?
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FreeBSD Hardware compatibility List (HCL)

Q. Can you list or tell the location of FreeBSD hardware compatibility list?

A. If you are not able to find out HCL then it is available online. Here are direct links to FreeBSD Hardware compatibility List html document. FreeBSD 6.0 Hardware compatibility List (HCL), it include following topics

  • Disk Controllers
  • Ethernet Interfaces
  • Token Ring Interfaces
  • FDDI Interfaces
  • ATM Interfaces
  • Wireless Network Interfaces
  • Miscellaneous Networks
  • ISDN Interfaces
  • Serial Interfaces
  • Sound Devices
  • Camera and Video Capture Devices
  • USB Devices
  • IEEE 1394 (Firewire) Devices
  • Bluetooth Devices
  • Cryptographic Accelerators
  • Miscellaneous
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Also general discussion about the types of hardware that FreeBSD runs on, various problems and suggestions concerning what to buy or avoid: http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-hardware