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Re: redesigning the debian installer

On Wed, Sep 13, 2000 at 08:15:51PM -0700, Joey Hess wrote:
> Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> > That's true, but a more generalized point is that more and more
> > hardware (sparc, ultrasparc, powerpc, dunno about the rest) support
> > openfirmware or openboot, and it's possible to traverse the
> > openfirmware device tree with pretty damn good results.
> I don't think libdetect knows anything about openfirmware. Do you know
> of any hw detection code that does?

Nope, but it would be nice to see such code. On the downside, most
non-standard hardware supported by UltraSPARC Linux, doesn't have, nor
need OpenPROM. If only Sun didn't require license/money/other crap for
vendors to support their PROM :/

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