devices support site?

Corbin Simpson mostawesomedude at
Mon Jul 19 11:42:55 PDT 2010

On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 11:04 AM, Aljoša Mohorović
<aljosa.mohorovic at> wrote:
> i'm sure that this kind of site exists somewhere but i just can't find
> it. so what exactly am i looking for?
> any xorg user can identify device (with lspci, lshw, dmidecode or
> something else) and then it should be able to get information on this
> site:
> - recommended driver to use and current driver state
> - mailing list with support and development discussions
> - support information and availability on linux distributions, bsd and
> any other OS with xorg
> this site would also have list of top supported devices with best
> driver support and supported opengl version.
> i'm often in situation where i can't decide if i should buy a new
> (probably without a good driver) or an old graphics card with stable
> drivers.
> can somebody post a link to site with similar functionality?

If I get bored enough, I suppose I could whip something up, but is it
really that important? We put a lot of effort into making sure distros
Do the Right Thing magically without user intervention.

~ C.

When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do, sir? ~ Keynes

Corbin Simpson
<MostAwesomeDude at>

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