[Mageia-discuss] HCL for Mageia?

Kristoffer Grundström kristoffer.grundstrom1983 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 1 11:54:32 CEST 2011

2011-06-01 11:50, Michael Scherer skrev:
> Le mercredi 01 juin 2011 à 11:06 +0200, Kristoffer Grundström a écrit :
>> I'm fully aware of that we're releasing Mageia 1 now&  since Mandriva
>> (that we forked from) has got a HCL, aren't we going to have it as well?
> Nothing is planned so far.
> In order to have it, we should :
> - define what is the need ( if possible, explain why this isn't covered
> by existing shared initiatives such as smolt.org, hardware4linux, etc,
> etc )
> - find a software for that, wit the usual criteria ( free, packaged, not
> a pain to maintain, without catastrophic security record, among other )
> - create a package if it doesn't exist, have it uploaded
> - setup a puppet module for that
> - deploy it
> As the first question do not requires any specific technical skill, I
> guess anybody can answer :
> "what is the exact need that is not fulfilled by existing system"
My need is to do the same as with the Mandriva-HCL. To install Mageia on 
any computer & tell users if Mageia works well on it on not.

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