I highly recommend everybody read these 2 posts of SuSE's Thomas Renninger to the LKML and the PDF linked to inside:
It's most likely not deliberate malice on FoxConn's side, but simple fallout from working around the various Windows ACPI implementation bugs
and Linux' transparence wrt. ACPI OS identification, and the general incompetence of BIOS programmers (foxconns apparently
suck more than the rest)
Last edited by mlau; 07-26-2008 at 05:22 AM.