Accessing ACPI SLIC From UEFI Shell

In this post, I discuss activation of Microsoft Windows using the SLIC mechanism, and provide source code for a UEFI shell utility that exposes all available SLIC information.

Project Plymouth

The aim of the Plymouth project is to answer the oft-stated user requirement that their computer startup be flicker-free, seamless, shiny and logged. In this post I examine the current state of the project and show you how to customize your startup and shutdown experience.