Originally posted by gateway9550
I would not agree with DrUberEgo completely .. ACPI specs was out for a long time .. Windows has excellent ACPI support for a long time now .. Why did it take Linux so long to get a working ACPI implementation?
'Cause the ACPI in Windows and the ACPI spec are two different things. Linux ACPI got done by a bunch of people who wanted to 'do it properly' and follow the spec, not be bug for bug compatable with the Redmond implementation.
Only guess what the hardware builders target for....