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Determine what hardware we have in our Linux server?

Within Linux, you can find any relevant information you may be seeking about what hardware is installed. There are several methods and sources of information to achieve this. Firstly, there’s the procfs mounted on /proc; a virtual file system containing information about processes and also about hardware. Examples:

(~)$: cat /proc/cpuinfo
processor : 0
vendor_id : GenuineIntel
cpu family : 6
model : 13
model name : Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 1.60GHz
stepping : 6
cpu MHz : 1600.000
cache size : 2048 KB
fdiv_bug : no
hlt_bug : no
f00f_bug : no
coma_bug : no
fpu : yes
fpu_exception : yes
cpuid level : 2
wp : yes
flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss tm pbe est tm2
bogomips : 3197.81

(proc)$: cat swaps
Filename Type Size Used Priority
/dev/hda5 partition 995988 0 -1

(proc)$: cat ide/hda/model

(proc)$: cat ide/hda/geometry
physical 16383/16/63
logical 65535/16/63

(proc)$: head -n 1 meminfo
MemTotal: 906268 kB

(proc)$: grep -B1 -i mouse bus/usb/devices
S: Manufacturer=Logitech
S: Product=Optical USB Mouse

You can get detailed information about the entire PCI bus using the “lspci” command. The “-v” flag increases verbosity. Examples:

0000:02:03.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4309 802.11a/b/g (rev 03)
Subsystem: Dell Truemobile 1450 MiniPCI
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 64, IRQ 19
Memory at dfdfe000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=8K]

0000:02:08.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82562ET/EZ/GT/GZ – PRO/100 VE (LOM) Ethernet Controller Mobile (rev 03)
Subsystem: Dell: Unknown device 01a4
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 20
Memory at dfdfd000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
I/O ports at df40 [size=64]

Another excellent source of information is the output of the “dmesg” command. You’ll probably want to grep the output or pipe it into a pager as there will be quite a lot of data. Here are some snippets:

[4294671.712000] hda: FUJITSU MHV2060AH, ATA DISK drive
[4294672.120000] hdb: HL-DT-STCD-RW/DVD-ROM GCC-4244N, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive

[4294672.208000] hda: 117210240 sectors (60011 MB) w/8192KiB Cache, CHS=65535/16
/63, UDMA(100)

[4294682.739000] e100: Intel(R) PRO/100 Network Driver, 3.5.10-k2-NAPI

If you’re using udev (as most modern distributions are), a quick glance into /dev/ can also be revealing. In fact, there is probably more information available than you’ll even need.



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While our competitors may advertise DDoS protection, most often, they are merely implementing easily evaded router rules or simply black-holing targeted servers. They consider this “DDoS protecting their network.” However, neither of these solutions should give comfort to any online business. Should your site be attacked, chances are likely both of these options will end with your server being taken offline. At Hivelocity, we take the responsibility of keeping your servers online very seriously. For this reason, we offer two very serious forms of DDoS protection.


Every solution we provide includes our Filtering Edge of Network System (FENS). FENS is a series of proprietary systems that proactively monitors and protects the entire Hivelocity Network from most common Denial of Service (DOS) and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks.


For an extra fee, you can enhance your server’s protection further with the addition of our Server Defense System. Our Server Defense System sits in front of your server, inspecting inbound data and looking for malicious traffic. The moment an attack is detected, it instantly begins scrubbing each data packet. Hivelocity’s Server Defense System delivers business continuity even in the face of massive and complex attacks.

Our Server Defense System is like adding an alarm and armed guard to your business, alerting you to and destroying anything attempting to jump that fence. Our Server Defense System utilizes internally developed proprietary systems in addition to Corero’s Threat Defense Smartwalls for data packet scrubbing. Each of our data centers is a scrubbing center with Corero Smartwalls on-premise, allowing us to provide on-prem zero-lag data scrubbing.

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The security of your online commerce and protecting your customers’ data is as important to us as it is to you. When your customers see the green bar, they will know their connection to you is protected. We offer single domain, multi-domain, and wild-card certificates.

We offer industry leading 128-bit encryption certificates, allowing you to conduct e-commerce with complete security. Inspire confidence in your customers by displaying any number of seals and indicators certifying that your site is secure.

Load Balancing

Adding this service to two servers with identical content will allow you to distribute your load evenly across your hardware. Don’t lose business because you couldn’t handle the demand. Load balance and handle your biggest resource spikes with ease.


Stop attacks, prevent unauthorized access, and achieve regulatory compliance. Our Juniper hardware firewalls offload the work so your server never has to consume resources protecting itself from malicious traffic. A single firewall can be used to protect multiple servers.

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Cloud Storage is distributed and replicated across many servers, protecting your data from hardware failure. Highly scalable, it can handle thousands of client connections via TCP/IP. Connect to your virtual drive with SFTP, FTP, and SSHMount and in the future NFS and AFP. Cloud Storage is based on a stackable design which is upgradeable up to 2TB per instance.