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Re: Battery status

To: Clark Williams <williams@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: Battery status
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2005 18:16:08 -0400
Cc: Rodolfo Giometti <giometti@linux.it>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Fri, Jul 22, 2005 at 05:07:58PM -0500, Clark Williams wrote:

> > > > Forget it.  One of the great advantages of MIPS is that Intel has ACPI.
> > > > On the open Richter scale for stupidity ACPI in computing is a 9.8.
> > > 
> > > I never said that I liked ACPI, just that I liked the /proc interface.
> > > I'm not really a fan of putting an interpreter into the system
> > > firmware...
> > 
> > Okay.  I was assuming of somebody says ACPI he must mean ACPI ...
> 
> Heh. You and David Woodhouse both go nuclear when someone says ACPI :)

Well, and on Monday Linus said about ACPI BIOS writers in front of 80
kernel developers and an Intel guy on stage "BIOS writers are morons".
Nobody did object and 30s later that was /topic on the #kernel irc
channel ...

  Ralf

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