Hardware certification device information

Pete Graner pgraner at canonical.com
Sun Aug 30 08:38:08 UTC 2009


Pls get on this ASAP, Marc needs this info so that your jobs will be 
easier, I'd like everyone's comments by the end of this upcoming week.



Pete Graner		<pgraner at canonical.com>
Ubuntu Kernel Team	
Canonical Ltd.		http://www.canonical.com/

Marc Tardif wrote:
> Hi folks,
> The hardware certification website is being refactored so that devices
> can be searched effectively. Ultimately, you should be able to identify
> the systems which contain the devices you might need to reproduce bugs
> or confirm that a fix actually works.
> The hardware certification database used to rely on HAL information, but
> this is being refactored to rely on udev instead. What I need from you
> is the list of properties from the udev database and attributes from the
> sysfs which would need to be structured in the database so that they can
> later be searched.
> For your convenience, I have attached the following files generated on
> my system to identify some of the relevant properties and attributes:
> properties.txt: These are the properties, also referred to as the
>   environment (E) in udev. This is basically the filtered output of
>   `udevadm info --export-deb`.
> attributes.txt: These are the attribute detected by udev from the
>   sysfs for each device. This is basically the filtered output of
>   `udevadm info --attribute-walk --path=...` for each device.
> devices.txt: This is the combined output of the udev database and the
>   corresponding sysfs attributes, so that the information can be easily
>   correlated. I'm hoping this might provide useful examples from my
>   system in the event some properties or attributes aren't clear.

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