This page lists articles which describe how to configure Debian to work with the many different kinds of hardware it supports.
NOTE: Please fix the formatting for the "Systems" section if you know how. Thanks.
Specifics and improvements
How to change your platform (architecture) Migrate PC(i386) to PowerPC(powerpc) (in french).
Opencores, open hardware.
http://www.coreboot.org/ Boot faster with Free Software.
Other External links
Knoppix Hardware Compatible List (in German)