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SubjectRe: Linux in a binary world... a doomsday scenario
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On Wed, 2005-12-07 at 10:44 -0800, Randy.Dunlap wrote:
> On Wed, 7 Dec 2005, Rik van Riel wrote:
>
> > On Tue, 6 Dec 2005, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> > > On Tue, 2005-12-06 at 02:18 +0100, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> >
> > > > I am convinced that the only way to stop the erosion is to totally stop
> > > > buying hardware that has only binary only drivers
> >
> > > this only works if more people than "just Andrea and Arjan" do it
> > > though.
> >
> > This worked very well in the late 1990's, when various
> > sites had Linux hardware compatibility lists.
> >
> > Does anybody still maintain a list like that today (with
> > components, not just whole certified systems) ?
>
> There are lists for USB and for IEEE1394 (Firewire).
> I'm not aware of others, but then I haven't searched for others.
>

http://www.alsa-project.org/alsa-doc/index.php?vendor=All#matrix

It's a LOT of work to keep up to date...

Lee

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