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Whitelist USB drivers(kernel modules)

I am looking for a way to configure a whitelist of allowed usb drivers on Fedora. All other USB drivers should not be loaded. What's the simplest way to do so? I know how to blacklist drivers using a ...
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What is the difference between cat and normal file operations on proc files

I have implemented a ps like utility module for procfs which extracts basic information such as command, pid, tgid etc. I have used the sequence file approach. I am inspecting my proc file using two ...
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Linux kernel module is not running anymore when switching from mdev to udev

I'm using Buildroot 2013.10 to generate my Linux 2.6.39 Images, with the following Kernel module: void GPIO_LED(void) { printk(" GPIO: set PC8: '0'); at91_set_gpio_value(AT91_PIN_PC8, 1); ...
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How Do I Manage Multiple Kernel Modules by the Same Name?

I have a situation where I have two modules both named cxgb3 and both in /lib/modules/. How do I inform the OS which one to prefer? Consider this example: $ find /lib/modules/ -name cxgb3.ko ...
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Python how to install the itertools module on Debian

I am new to Python. I wanted to try out the itertools package from Python. But I got the error: NameError: global name 'itertools' is not defined How to resolve this error? Do I need to install this ...
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How do I get a Slax module game to run?

I am new to Linux. I have purchased a USB stick with Slax on it. I downloaded some modules and placed them in the modules folder. Can someone tell me how to run the modules, what commands do you use ...
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How can I change the default modules loaded by MODULE package

Whenever I login to our remote cluster, and when I typed "module list". There are always several unwanted modules loaded. These modules are not listed in my .bashrc file. It seems other administrator ...
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How to get a list of active drivers that are statically built into the linux kernel?

While I can use lsmod in order to show currently active kernel modules, how can I see which drivers are statically built into the kernel AND currently active?
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Automatically load kernel module at boot. (Angstrom)

i know how to load your module automatically in ubuntu. you put your module in /etc/modules But, i compile a kernel and filesystem for an embedded system which i am working on it. but there is no ...
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which process is using a linux kernel module?

I am trying to run this command: # rmmod nvidia But I get: ERROR: Module nvidia is in use How can I know which process(es) is/are using the nvidia module?
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Where do I look for Linux kernel module documentation?

Where do I look for Linux kernel module documentation? For example, I've tried googling the module iwlagn, but I cannot find anything that tells me about available options. Where do I look?
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How to check which apache modules are enabled/installed?

which is the most elegant way to check which apache modules are enabled?
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lsmod and /proc/modules

I can get a list of modules using either lsmod or cat /proc/modules. Do the two approaches use the same mechanism to retrieve the modules? I want to know this as we could use it to find some hidden ...
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Which Linux directories to backup for sound

One time my sound card was no longer detected and the only way to get it working again was to reinstall Linux. I want to avoid having to do this by backing up important files for sound so that if the ...
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What are Linux kernel modules?

I was wondering if someone could explain what Linux kernel modules are to someone who comes from Windows?
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Will lsusb and lspci list devices for which the system has no drivers?

I have been administering linux systems for years now, but usually they are commodity boxes and as a result I rarely have driver problems, short of needing to install some "restricted" or ...
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Is there a way to refresh the current configuration used by modprobe with a newly updated modules.conf file?

Is there a way to refresh the current configuration used by modprobe with an updated modules.conf file at the command line for Red Hat Linux 9.0?
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Skip kernel module at boot

There is a broken kernel module, due to which I can not even load the OS, so I can not delete or fix it. Is it possible to skip this module at boot, using the kernel's parameters or something?
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Python crash issue in Fedora 12

How to fix the following issue and what's the problem. Due to this problem, everything that uses python is not working. /lib/librt.so.1: symbol pthread_barrier_wait, version GLIBC_2.2 not ...
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modprobe -k -q (missing parameter)

well, I got the following modprobe scripts modprobe -k -q streams what does the -k parameter mean ?. is it exist in older modprobe ? I don't see -k parameter in recent modprobe. Thanks for your ...
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Unable to build Python modules in Mandriva 2010

I am trying to build a Python module (pyfits) but I get the following error: # python setup.py install /home/steve/src/pyfits-2.2.2/stsci_distutils_hack.py:239: DeprecationWarning: os.popen3 is ...
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How do you manage perl modules on a Debian system?

I'd like to know if you have a method for managing perl modules on your Debian system, with respect to the following: Installing new modules Listing of manually installed modules Checking ...