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The BIOS on your computer’s motherboard will typically allow you to wake up your computer without additional hardware. Almost every modern machine should have a function for time-controlled booting.
 
The BIOS on your computer’s motherboard will typically allow you to wake up your computer without additional hardware. Almost every modern machine should have a function for time-controlled booting.
 
There are two methods that can be used with MythTV to wakeup your computer.
 
There are two methods that can be used with MythTV to wakeup your computer.
{{Tip box|Most newer machines (year 2000 and later) should work correctly with "ACPI Wakeup" and it is recommended that you try this method first.}}
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{{Tip box|Most newer machines (year 2000 and later) should work correctly with "ACPI Wakeup" below and it is recommended that you try this method first.}}
  
 
==ACPI Wakeup==
 
==ACPI Wakeup==
This uses the system's ACPI subsystem and requires the presence of /sys/class/rtc/rtc0/wakealarm (current kernels, 2.6.22 and later) or /proc/acpi/alarm (older kernels, before 2.6.22).
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This uses the system's ACPI subsystem and requires the presence of /sys/class/rtc/rtc0/wakealarm (current kernels, 2.6.22 and later) or /proc/acpi/alarm (older kernels, 2.6.21 and earlier).
 
{{Wikipage|ACPI_Wakeup|ACPI Wakeup}}
 
{{Wikipage|ACPI_Wakeup|ACPI Wakeup}}
 
==nvram-wakeup==
 
==nvram-wakeup==
 
This is a small program that reads and writes the WakeUp time in the BIOS. This is done via /dev/nvram on recent kernels (>2.4.6, including 2.6.x) or, alternatively, via direct ISA access. On this WakeUp time the computer is powered on automatically.
 
This is a small program that reads and writes the WakeUp time in the BIOS. This is done via /dev/nvram on recent kernels (>2.4.6, including 2.6.x) or, alternatively, via direct ISA access. On this WakeUp time the computer is powered on automatically.
{{Webpage|sourceforge.net/projects/nvram-wakeup|http://sourceforge.net/projects/nvram-wakeup}}
 
 
{{Wikipage|Shutdown_Wakeup|Shutdown Wakeup}}
 
{{Wikipage|Shutdown_Wakeup|Shutdown Wakeup}}
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{{Webpage|sourceforge.net/projects/nvram-wakeup|http://sourceforge.net/projects/nvram-wakeup}}

Revision as of 01:47, 19 November 2011


The BIOS on your computer’s motherboard will typically allow you to wake up your computer without additional hardware. Almost every modern machine should have a function for time-controlled booting. There are two methods that can be used with MythTV to wakeup your computer.

Information.png Tip: Most newer machines (year 2000 and later) should work correctly with "ACPI Wakeup" below and it is recommended that you try this method first.

ACPI Wakeup

This uses the system's ACPI subsystem and requires the presence of /sys/class/rtc/rtc0/wakealarm (current kernels, 2.6.22 and later) or /proc/acpi/alarm (older kernels, 2.6.21 and earlier).

Wikipage.png - ACPI Wakeup mythTV wiki page

nvram-wakeup

This is a small program that reads and writes the WakeUp time in the BIOS. This is done via /dev/nvram on recent kernels (>2.4.6, including 2.6.x) or, alternatively, via direct ISA access. On this WakeUp time the computer is powered on automatically.

Wikipage.png - Shutdown Wakeup mythTV wiki page

Webpage.png - http://sourceforge.net/projects/nvram-wakeup