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You can use output of the /proc/ioports: $ cat /proc/ioports 0000-0cf7 : PCI Bus 0000:00 0000-001f : dma1 0020-0021 : pic1 0040-0043 : timer0 0050-0053 : timer1 0060-0060 : keyboard 0064-0064 : keyboard 0070-0077 : rtc0 0080-008f : dma page reg 00a0-00a1 : pic2 00c0-00df : dma2 00f0-00ff : fpu ... And cat ...


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Will I find drivers for my graphics card that will allow me to use it at full performance? It depends. Purely free software drivers like Nouveau might not be able to get all the performance from your hardware, but Nvidia has some proprietary driver for it. BTW, unless you are playing games (or code vector numerical applications for CUDA or OpenCL), ...


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The DVD you have contains part of the source code for Debian; it's not an installation disk. You need one of the following images: debian-8.1.0-amd64-DVD-1.iso if you really want an installation DVD; debian-8.1.0-amd64-netinst.iso if you can install over the Internet (this is the recommended approach if you network hardware is supported); one of the other ...


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Which firmware are you talking about? If it is the OBP version that you're looking for, prtdiag -v will help you in most cases: System PROM revisions: ---------------------- OBP 4.16.1 2004/09/03 04:22 Sun Fire V210/V240,Netra 240 OBDIAG 4.16.1 2004/09/03 04:23 The output of prtconf -pv may also have relevant sections: Node 0xf002ce38 version: ...


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Just read value of /sys/block/sdX/removable. For example: $ cat /sys/block/sda/removable 0 $ cat /sys/block/sdc/removable 1 /dev/sdc is an USB key (it could be a SD card or any other removable media).



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