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Old 05-26-2005, 10:24 AM   #1
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Question Distro with best driver support?

In your opinion, which distro has the best driver support? any help would be appreciated
Old 05-26-2005, 10:59 AM   #2
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Since all drivers are in the kernel and not the distro, it doesn't matter. Download a newer kernel if you have unsupported hardware.
PS: You hardware may not be supported

Having said that, I'm very please at Ubuntu/Kubuntu ability to detect hardware
Old 05-27-2005, 10:10 AM   #3
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For me, it's Knoppix.
Old 05-28-2005, 02:55 AM   #4
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What distrobution you're running means squat in the hardware support arena. Hardware detection is a different ball game, I've heard Knoppix is pretty good at that. Arch Linux also has an incredibly little tool called hwd that does a fantastic god. However you need to install the distro before you can use that so it may not be the best choice.


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