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This is h-node.org's wiki.

How to contribute

You can help the h-node project in many ways, but please read our FAQ page first. It makes contributing much easier. After that you can help...

  • by inserting detailed information about your hardware to the database.
  • by creating new pages and updating existing ones in this wiki (both in English and in your own language).
  • by writing in the mailing lists to discuss ideas about the future of h-node.org.
  • by helping to improve the source code of h-source.
  • by improving our client for h-node.org which is written in Python
  • by completing one of our tasks on our ToDo list.
  • by helping on the i18n process.
How to discover your hardware
The "Discover your hardware" page explains how to discover detailed information about your hardware using a few simple commands.
How to test your hardware
Visit "How to test your hardware" for hardware testing suggestions. The entries are not the only ways of testing, but they have worked for other hardware.
How to compile an h-node entry

"Guidelines on how to compile a hardware device page" will help when inserting a new device to the database. It defines the format which you should follow when inserting information to the database.

Wiki tutorial: tags
You can read this wiki tutorial to learn about using tags. They similar to HTML tags and are used in our wiki as well as in the devices' description section to format the layout of text.
Devices that can't be easily cataloged on h-node

Some devices can't be easily cataloged on h-node because it is not possible to retrieve some crucial information, for example the vendorid:productid code. For this reason those devices can be listed inside the "manually indexed devices" page.

Other resources
H-node.org–Hardware Database for Free Software Community Analysis and Development - Matti Juhani Lammi
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