Subject: Re: updated NetBSD hardware lists
To: Andy Ruhl <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 11/15/2005 13:38:09
On Tue, Nov 15, 2005 at 05:26:25AM -0700, Andy Ruhl wrote:
> The best place to know if something is supported is the mailing lists.  I
> do make a point of posting a dmesg to the mailing lists or describing a
> piece of hardware that worked for me, if possible. If everyone did that,
> it would be really nice. As a matter of fact, it would be really nice to
> have a mailing list just for making devices work, whether they are built
> in or add on. Something like netbsd-devices, netbsd-peripherials,
> whatever. Most devices don't need to be platform specific so that's a
> place where everyone could get together and discuss devices.

The OpenBSD installer asks users to mail their dmesg to some address (I
think, we could do something similar to auto-generate a
list of supported devices?