Subject: centralizing driver information [was: Re: CVS commit: htdocs]
To: Lennart Augustsson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
Date: 01/22/2001 03:27:51
[moved to netbsd-docs for a reason ;-]
On Sun, 21 Jan 2001, Lennart Augustsson wrote:
> Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> > Modified Files:
> > htdocs/Hardware: pci.html
> > Log Message:
> > Sync with distrib/notes/i386/hardware,v 1.85:
> > Add a whole bunch of sound drivers
> > XXX This sucks. Where is our master list of supported hardware?
> Indeed. There are about 7 or 8 places that need to be updated
> when a driver is added. I always forget half of them.
> It need to be automated.
Indeed. Right now, I know about:
* etc/etc.*/MAKEDEV (if the device needs a device node)
* share/man/man8/man8.*/MAKEDEV.8 (generated non-automatically via
script from etc/etc.*/MAKEDEV)
* driver manpage
* bus/bridge manpage
How could we do this? Any takers?
Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>