View Full Version : server powering up by itself!
6th October 2005, 01:16 PM
My Server (a Primergy F200) has startup powering itself up on the stroke of midnight ever since I installed Fedora Core 4 on it. It will only do this if I change the 'ACPI Controlled By' setting in the BIOS from 'BIOS' to 'O/S'.
I've search Google but can find nothing that helps. :confused:
6th October 2005, 03:45 PM
most bios have the option to power up the PC at certain times..
or maybe your server receives a WOL signal?
6th October 2005, 03:50 PM
Try adjusting the ACPI settings in FC4 if you want the OS to control your power management instead of the BIOS. I'm not sure how to do this exactly, b/c my only experience with ACPI is on Emperorlinux (Based on FC3) and they use custom made scripts.
6th October 2005, 05:45 PM
The BIOS has no timed/scheduled wake up options and the server was not connected to a network at all so a WOL can't be the cause.
6th October 2005, 05:51 PM
No idea how to change ACPI in Linux but I'll have a scout of Google and post back my results.
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