"shutdown -p now" causes auto power up at midnight

Dave xtalsinger at blueyonder.co.uk
Fri Feb 13 09:05:54 PST 2004

On Fri, 13 Feb 2004 06:01:29 -0800 (PST), you wrote:

>when i "shutdown -p now" the system powers off, then at
>exactly midnight the system powers on.  does the now/0
>become a boot time instead of a shutdown time on some

Check the BIOS settings for "Wake up time", "wake on alarm" or similar.
The default time is 00:00:00 so if you've enabled it it will switch on at
midnight :-)


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