Date: 2016-09-21 06:47 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
So this is just an educated guess?

But then you insist that it's not Lenovo trying to lock out other operating systems. How do you know that? Did they give you the scoop?

Even if the device would get worse battery life (which we don't know that it would, and nobody who booted up Linux on the ISK model or Live on the ISK2 reported their laptop "melting"), it should be up to the user.

You say that if your guess is right, it's a cheap hack to work around crappy power management in Windows. Do we know Linux has crappy power management like Windows does?
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Power management, mobile and firmware developer on Linux. Security developer at Google. Ex-biologist. @mjg59 on Twitter. Content here should not be interpreted as the opinion of my employer.

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