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Linux Hardware Resources – CompTIA Linux+ LX0-101, LPIC-1: 101.1

Linux Hardware Resources – CompTIA Linux+ LX0-101, LPIC-1: 101.1

August 8, 2013

When installing or troubleshooting a Linux device, it’s useful to know how the operating system is configured to work with the physical hardware. In this video, you’ll learn about the /proc file system and how to examine interrupt request channels (IRQs), I/O addresses, and DMA channels of the hardware in your Linux workstation.

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What is the advantage of DMA?

What is the advantage of DMA?

March 11, 2009

Devices that use DMA provide one significant advantage over devices that do not. What is this advantage?

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System Resources: I/O, IRQ, and DMA

System Resources: I/O, IRQ, and DMA

September 27, 2008

If you’ve ever looked into the details of the Windows Device Manager, then you’ve probably seen references to I/O addresses, IRQ values, and DMA settings. In this CompTIA A+ training video, we’ll explain what all of these abbreviations mean and show you how the Windows Device Manager can be used to view and modify the system resources in your personal computer.

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