Your whines, complaints, annoyances and observations of complete stupidity are welcome.
I just want to see if anyone had a worse week than I did.
Last night and today topped it off - returning to bed last night at whatever hour slipped off as I lay down and smashed my back, neck and head onto the floor. Followed by a 2 hour meeting this morning where people displayed their ignorance ever so proudly as I tried to avoid groaning in pain as I moved in anyway.
A few days ago, version 4.0 of the Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) specification was released, weighing in at a hefty 727 pages
... there are still flaws in many implementations.
Intel is now developing the Simple Firmware Interface (SFI) especially for small and low spec devices like Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs) with Atom processors, and is particularly targeting the Linux operating system... SFI can be implemented in addition to, or as an alternative to ACPI, in the firmware either within a classic BIOS, (U)EFI, or with alternative firmware like OpenFirmware.
Version 0.6 has been released as a draft and there is a reference implementation for the 2.6.32 kernel."
"The value of marriage is not that adults produce children, but that children produce adults." -- Peter De Vries