Re: ACPI fundamental locking problems

From: Jeff Garzik (
Date: Tue Jul 03 2001 - 14:37:40 EST

Other ACPI problems, that come with the increased potential for
malicious code:
- Much easier for NSA to snoop machine activity undetected (hello
paranoid people)
- Much easier to write worms and virii and similar

(it's much easier for someone malicious to patch an acpi table than bios
binary code.....)

Jeff Garzik      | "I respect faith, but doubt is
Building 1024    |  what gives you an education."
MandrakeSoft     |           -- Wilson Mizner
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