Important web page, if you are installing #Linux on a notebook and features for power management are not recognised by the BIOS or UEFI at system startup.

It's a workaround that allows the kernel to describe itself as a Windows version in order to enable core ACPI functions that are otherwise disabled and often cause problems for suspend, resume, and embedded Wifi, Bluetooth, and other devices.

Via @herrdoering


@datenteiler @herrdoering

Should I be scared if my Laptop (bought 2020)'s UEFI Firmware contains references to Windows 2001?

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@sp1rit I'd guess that Windows 2000 would not be much fun on a machine with UEFI. πŸ˜„β€‹
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