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The Sorry State of Hardware Compatibility List (HCL) in Linux

Jul 23, 2007, 17:15 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)

[ Thanks to Matt D. for this link. ]

"The biggest problem makers in this area being specialized devices, some printers/scanners, and of course, wireless cards. A database of ever-changing information being reported live from individual user machines would be an enormous driving force for better manufacturer support, especially when they see their products listed on the compatibility list in large numbers. The economics of following suite with Dell will become valuable soon enough."

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