Updating PCI vendors database
avg at FreeBSD.org
Mon Apr 4 14:39:25 UTC 2011
on 04/04/2011 17:10 Philip Paeps said the following:
> It looks like our /usr/share/misc/pci_vendors list (used only by pciconf as
> far as I can tell) has become rather stale. We also appear to be tracking
> sources which no longer exist.
> Would anyone object if I updated this list to source the same database used by
> Linux distributions at http://pciids.sourceforge.net/v2.2/pci.ids?
> It helps that our pciconf looks to be compatible with that format. We just
> ignore subvendor and subdevice, but it doesn't appear to matter that the file
> contains this information.
> I could cull the subvendor/subdevice from the list though.
> Any views?
> Reason I'm looking into this is because one of my customers would like their
> name to be correct when I import the driver I've been working on for them. :)
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