Need info about ACPI - implementing, done ....
nate at root.org
Wed Jan 30 16:45:38 PST 2008
Artur Bać wrote:
> Nate Lawson pisze:
>> Artur Bać wrote:
>>> There is no ACPI , there is Microsoft invention combo of ACPI+WMI+MOF
>>> so we call acpi method which calls wmi method with code located in
>>> bios or embbeded as MOF data into acpi ...
>> Yeah, it would be better to implement a generic WMI driver and then
>> call it from your wireless switch driver. Not all laptops will
>> support this method of calling into WMI via ACPI since it's not a
> After reading ...
> I'm frustrated with the knowlege that Hi was able/he tryed to make my
> privte hardware, laptop making useles in areas where it suits me best.
> This article shows why there is a mix of WMI+ACPI in my laptop, and why
> we are unable to use only ACPI to take the best from it.
> He is realy a big sucker.
This is a bit off-topic. However, I think the combination of an
over-complicated spec and the secrecy/anonymity of OEMs is the real
enabler of acpi problems. You do know that some small shop in Taiwan
actually defined and built your BIOS, not Phoenix or AMI, right?
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