Re: Lid support for ACPI

From: Pavel Machek (
Date: Sat Apr 28 2001 - 20:42:42 EST


> >PS: This seems very strange. What if machine is so crashed so that it
> >can no longer shutdown properly. Will that mean that its CPU will
> >damage itself?
> No, the ACPI standard requires CPUs to shut themselves down before
> any damage would occur from overheading. Well, at least the 1.0b
> version of the standard did; I haven't read 2.0 yet.

BTW shut themselves down to halt, or shut themselves to *very* low speed?
Slow down to 10% speed is what my toshiba does. Is there way back from such

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