suspend and scheduled resume

Derek Broughton news at
Mon Apr 9 00:38:09 UTC 2007

Matthew Flaschen wrote:

> Fred Schaer wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'd like to know if there's a way to schedule when my (edgy) computer
>> wakes up -once I have suspend working- ...?
> I believe this is by definition impossible, since the computer is not
> supposed to do anything during suspend, except listen for user input.

Whether it is, in practice, possible, I couldn't say, but in theory it
shouldn't be.  Some PC's have wake-on-lan or wake-on-schedule, which are
BIOS events and should be able to generate the correct ACPI event to cause
a wake-from-suspend.

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