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SubjectRe: Lid support for ACPI
>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.


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