> > Increasingly, it seems that it will not be possible to use modern hardware
> > without ACPI. So, in a sense, the point will be moot. Certainly it is
> > only a good thing that Linux has a high-quality ACPI implementation in the
> > works, so that users will have the option to use it. I expect that most
> > will happily run it and look no further.
> > But that doesn't change the fact that a lot of people do not like the ACPI
> > standard. There is some selling yet to be done if that dislike is to be
> > overcome.
> Well, let's hope that when x86-64 comes out, it will go with saner chipsets.
> Pity that it hadn't happened years ago - world without Itanic would certainly
> be a nicer place...
Can you describe pitfalls to avoid, and mail that to email@example.com?
AMD *is* listening.
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