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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86 ACPI: Blacklist two HP machines with buggy BIOSes (Re: 2.6.27-rc8+ - first impressions)
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On Mon, 2008-10-06 at 22:59 +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:

> The real reason is actually a workaround in the BIOS for problems
> in the older Linux code that caused duplicated timer interrupts.

That really made me blink - so instead of fixing Linux they fudged their
BIOS?

*utter amazement*



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