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Bug 117055 - [RFE] a tool for searching a/o updating the hcl database would be great
[RFE] a tool for searching a/o updating the hcl database would be great
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: distribution (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 2004-02-27 14:52 EST by shrek-m
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:42 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-10-04 16:50:04 EDT
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Description shrek-m 2004-02-27 14:52:08 EST
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Description of problem:
a tool (eg. let me tell it for now "hclquery" ) in conjunction with

fedora/redhat website hcl-database,
tldp hardware list,
    (i could not find it at )

would be great for searching
 compatible hardware,
 eas of installation,

and/or for updating a centralized hcl-database

is finding an unknown hardware

"will you search the fedora-hcl-database over the internet ?"
"an updated driver was found / NothingFound"
"will you provide us the output of lspci -vv automatically or later
via email  y/N"

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. search a compatible hardware and the module before you purchase it
2. you has an unknown hardware for kudzu
3. you will update to fedora core 2 and you do not know that the
fdomain modul is evtl. switched off in the kernel

Actual Results:  a lot of manpages, internet, mailinglists, howtos,
... research

an incomplete, not well supported, outdated, ... hcl-database

Expected Results:  this infos should be easy to find

Additional info:

eg.  nvidia-installer
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2005-10-04 16:50:04 EDT
Currently, the HCL at is for RHEL only.

At the moment, internal to RH resources aren't being targetted at looking at
solving this. Other solutions fromthe community might be accepted, though.

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