Standardised Hardware Support Spec - Please Review
pesterhazy at gmx.net
Thu Apr 12 10:58:38 UTC 2007
> From my perspective, it would be better to create a cross distro list
> of hardware compatibilty. This would show which pieces of hardware
> work and which don't. The benefits of this are legion, but here are
> the main ones:
> 1. Single database for new linxu users to look in
> 2. Single database to point vendors at in an attempt to get them to
> understand how large their Linux base really is
I've been thinking about starting a project just like this for a long
time. If anyone is interested, please let me know! Maybe it would be
good to only target ubuntu at first, and later expand the focus.
> Probably the best candidate for this is the new LHCP from Fedora,
> which is very similar to the Hardware DB Ubuntu has, but has a scope
> of more than just Ubuntu. As such, I would create a spec about getting
> the common client in Ubuntu.
The LHCP project, while it sounds interesting, doesn't seem to be active
at all, judging by the mailing list activity.
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