coming back up after power failure (UPS)
petermatulis at yahoo.ca
Wed Mar 8 23:39:04 UTC 2006
--- Philip Hallstrom <freebsd at philip.pjkh.com> wrote:
> > On an updated 5.4 box I am using Network UPS Tools (NUT) with an
> > Smart-UPS.
> > All is going very well but I cannot bring my box back up after
> > simulating a power failure. At the end of the shutdown the screen
> > shows:
> > "Press any key to reboot"
> > Obviously this is not the desired outcome.
> > How can I get my system to go down completely? Beyond this I
> > understand there may be some BIOS adjustments to be made.
> man shutdown...
> -p The system is halted and the power is turned off
> support required) at the specified time.
> for starters... but yeah, you might need some BIOS changes...
Well I tried the -p switch and, indeed, the system came down
completely. But now it just
sits there. This is after I enabled this setting in my BIOS:
"PME Event Wake UP"
I figured that would do the trick but evidently not. Anything else I
should be looking at? How long should the system wait before coming
back up? I waited only a minute.
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