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  • initialism Advanced Configuration and Power Interface


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  • For inquiries on the submission of entries and contest rules, please call the ACPI secretariat at 817-2727 local 108, or email, or log on to www.

    ACPI/UNESCO Flash Fiction Script Writing Contest « BAHAY TALINHAGA 2009

  • If all the devices suspend, the cpr module will enable wakers, and call the ACPI _S3 method and go to sleep!

    Planet Sun 2008

  • ACPI-mediated hotplugging puts more of the load on the firmware rather than the OS - the hotplug event generates a notify message that is caught by the ACPI interpreter in the OS, allowing the OS to check for device presence by calling another ACPI method.

    Planet GNOME 2008

  • Yuvraj Agarwal, has developed a number of prototype devices that can be used with current systems -- all of which can maintain active network connections and even conduct a number of low-power tasks -- all while the host system remains in a true sleep mode (such as ACPI states S3 or S4). News Rss Feed 2009

  • Other standards, such as ACPI, provide richer control over power management at the cost of complexity.

    Linux Journal - The Original Magazine of the Linux Community 2009

  • Having used a powerbook as my primary machine for about four years, I'm not very up-to-date on Intel-specific hardware, such as ACPI, these days.

    Planet Debian Wouter Verhelst 2009

  • This will turn off things like ACPI which is a notorious hang up on older hardware. 2008

  • Daniel Pasini , equities portfolio manager at ACPI Investments Ltd. in London, highlighted one important difference between the two: cash flow.

    U.K. Travel Firms Fight Turbulence Michele Maatouk 2011

  • "This means companies are less affected by the possible euro-zone recession, have easier financing, and are trading on attractive valuations," said Daniel Pasini , equitiesportfolio manager at ACPI Investments.

    The Crisis's Upside: Blue-Chip Bargains Ishaq Siddiqi 2012

  • "They are trying to sell their shares after the biggest commodity boom in history," noted Daniel Pasini , portfolio manager at ACPI Investment Ltd. in London.

    Glencore Highlights FTSE's Big Shift Michele Maatouk 2011


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