Subject: Re: updated NetBSD hardware lists
To: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?St=E9phane?= Witzmann <>
From: Magnus Eriksson <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 11/15/2005 17:45:43
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On Tue, 15 Nov 2005, St=E9phane Witzmann wrote:

>>> The OpenBSD installer asks users to mail their dmesg to some address=20

>> The problem is still that the dmesg often doesn't say what a device
>> actually is [...]

> Another problem is that the device being sucessfully probed and attached
> doesn't mean it will "work" [...]

   The user will have to provide the relevant info then, that shouldn't be=
a big problem.  It's usually what people mention first anyway ("I finally=
got my XYZ card working ...")

   I still think there should be a central point for it, other than=20
"somewhere in the list archives".  Granted, having a non-discussion=20
mailing list just for announcing successes could be just that central=20

   I still prefer a cathegorized (if that's the word) list though.  :-)