what hardware goes with which driver?

Posted on 2009-05-20
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If I have a list of drivers (modules) included with a distro, is there an easy way to compile a list of supported hardware?

For instance, I know that sata_nv.ko supports nvidia sata controllers, but I just know that. How could I find this information if I didn't already know it?

I have a list of almost 900 drivers, and I would like to turn that into a list of supported hardware devices.
Question by:1_21gigawatts
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The only way is to look at the source tree for that particular kernel.  Each driver will have a Makefile that'll list what hardware the driver supports.
Seems silly since SuSE publishes their list here: http://en.opensuse.org/Hardware
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If you wanted to know for other distros, you could check here:


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