Auto Power on [was RE: Auto shutdown]

jludwig wralphie at
Wed May 12 14:01:48 UTC 2004

On Wed, 2004-05-12 at 08:29, Adam Cooper wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-05-12 at 12:13, Robert Achmann wrote:
> > WOL, etc , yes, but Dell Optiplex GXnnn systems have BIOS timers to wake
> > up... too bad their servers don't have that ability.
> My Dell Inspiron 5100 Laptop has a automatic on timer option in the
> bios. I've not used it, but then I don't see the point in it. It's only
> needed when I turn it on so unless I know exactly when I want it it's
> pretty much useless.
> Sorry, OT.
> -- 
> Adam Cooper <adam.cooper at>
> University of Portsmouth
Actually this option was put in for business travelers so they could
have an "alarm clock" and other such stuff.
jludwig <wralphie at>

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