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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

Published on August 8th, 2013 at 10:17 pm

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?

Published on March 11th, 2009 at 5:22 am

Last modified on August 13th, 2012 at 11:53 pm

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

Published on September 27th, 2008 at 3:43 pm

Last modified on July 18th, 2010 at 10:18 pm

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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