.fdi files and HAL

Ikke eikke at eikke.com
Tue Jun 8 03:01:41 PDT 2004

> - Should such a repository just deal with .fdi files? Or would it also
> make more sense to take things to a slightly higher level - e.g.
> available drivers, location of firmware (that's always something that
> seems to hinder from my wireless hardware from Just Working) etc. All
> this though could complicate matters terribly (different drivers for
> different kernel versions/distributions etc.etc.etc.)
There's a guy on #freedesktop, Auzy, working on something related to this
(drivers and stuff). Driver or demand its called I think, cant remember very
well. Its on SF.net. It also uses online device information fetching.
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