Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 21st Mar 2005 11:22 UTC
Linux 2003 was the year with Gentoo written all over it in the Linux universe. Last year was Ubuntu's & MEPIS'. I believe that Arch Linux's year is the current one. Read more for a comparison of Arch to existing distributions, and why we think it rocks and where we think it still requires some work.
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Hardware support 9/10 ???
by Pikachu on Mon 21st Mar 2005 12:43 UTC

I think you're wrong to give that distribution a 9/10 for hardware support (or any other). Did you try to get exotic hardware working with it ? Just try a HPT372A PATA RAID controller :p
It doesn't work with Gentoo, Suse 9, Red Hat, Fedora, etc...(null pointer dereference) only Novell, but not in its native raid mode.

I bet that it's the same for Arch Linux.
And honestly, if hardware companies didn't give the sourcecode for their linux drivers, maintain their own drivers or some people reverse engineering it, there wouldn't be many supported hardware at all