Timed wakeup?

Mikkel L. Ellertson mikkel at infinity-ltd.com
Fri Nov 30 21:58:07 UTC 2007

Mauriat M wrote:
> On Nov 30, 2007 5:39 AM, Ingemar Nilsson <init at kth.se> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I would like to know if there is any way to schedule a timed wakeup from
>> sleep/suspend mode, like the "Wake the computer to run this job" option
>> in the Windows XP Scheduled Tasks. I'm using my desktop as a Personal
>> Video Recorder, and this works very well in Windows XP. Since I'm
>> running dual-boot with Fedora 7, I was thinking that I might try to
>> figure out how to do the same thing under Fedora. Is it even possible?
> I use nvram-wakeup for my PVR.
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/nvram-wakeup
> However I do it from complete power-off (my bootup is *really* fast).
> I don't know if it will work for ACPI resume, however it's worth a try.
> Also, if your motherboard is not on the list, you can run the little
> scan app to try to figure out the BIOS values, however it is a bit of
> a hassle to run/setup.
It looks like a nice package. According to the documentation, it
depends on your BIOS for waking up from suspend. If it doesn't work,
you may be able to hibernate instead of suspend. It takes a bit
longer for the system to come up, but it should be faster then a
cold boot.


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