Auto Power on [was RE: Auto shutdown]

duncan brown duncanbrown at
Wed May 12 14:19:14 UTC 2004

my ibm 300GL has a timed power on that i use to have it power on, sync
backups, and power back off.

check that out.


Edward said:
> Polashek, Matthew wrote:
>> Is there a reverse command for this?  i.e. auto powerup?
> No - think about it. Linux needs to be running to give it a command and
> if it is shut down, there is no Linux.
> Only way I can think of is WOL, WOM, or if you have a decent UPS
> attached, you maybe able to do some power timing with that, or maybe
> even a wall mains timer or something like that. Or CeBUS.
> These are all to turn the PC on, which in turn fires up Linux if the
> BIOS is configured right.
> Other than that, no.
> Regards,
> Ed.
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