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We need two levels of drivers because "there is no problem that cannot be solved by sufficient levels of indirection". So we don't in fact "need" two levels but computers all want storage that behaves the same so computers all have a "high level disk driver". Manufacturers want to deliver that data to media in different ways so there are many low level ...


/dev/hda1 : No this is a partition /dev/bin/ : No this doesn't exist /dev/sda2 : No , this again is a partition /dev/hdx is used to represenet IDE devices So the correct answer is.... /dev/sda


Things have been reorganised. Now, ATA devices (old IDE PATA — parallel — and newer SATA — serial) are all under the /sys/devices/pcixxxx:xx/xxxx:xx:xx.x/atax path (where x represents numbers), for instance /sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:11.0/ata1/link1 for the first device on the first controller.


enp0s3 is managed by system scripts under etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/; i.e. that network will be configured on boot even if NetworkManager isn't running. enp0s8 is not managed by system scripts (as there's no network script to set it up). enp0s8 instead is managed by NetworkManager; i.e. that network will be configured by NetworkManager once ...


Yes it is possible to change partitioning under any of GNU/Linux OS with gparted without reintstalling the OS. You will need to download from gpated web site Live CD/USB image, make a bootable media with it and load machine from there. If you have enough free space before or after the partition you can easily resize it in particular enlarge. Save any ...


DEL doesn't indicate that that process deleted /dev/zero, but that that process is using /dev/zero and the instance of /dev/zero that was being used has since been deleted. For example, if I have a command (say some-command) that uses /some/file and I do: $ some-command & $ rm /some/file $ touch /some/file Then lsof for /some/file would look like: ...


I think there are cleaner solutions to your problem: add your user to a dialout group or use udev to automatically chmod fresh device. They are discussed here: http://askubuntu.com/questions/112568/how-do-i-allow-a-non-default-user-to-use-serial-device-ttyusb0

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