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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.13-rc6] dcdbas: add Dell Systems Management Base Driver with sysfs support
Please download libsmbios 0.10.0-beta1 and send the "dumpCmos" output
from your machine. Please send it to the libsmbios devel mailing list.
>From that output, I can tell you if this token is available on that
machine. If that token is available, then yes, you can set that feature.

libsmbios can be obtained from

dumpCmos is part of "make minimal", so you don't need any other libs
present to compile. It is found under bins/output/ after compile.
(alternatively, install the libs and bins rpms)

On Thu, 2005-08-25 at 14:44 +0100, David Greaves wrote:
> I have a Dell SC420
> Is there a way (based around this patch) to allow users to enable and
> set the auto-power-on BIOS feature?
> (ie tell the BIOS to power on at 3:40am, power the system down, watch
> it
> power up at 3:40am)
> Normally I'd use 'nvram-wakeup' but it dosen't understand the Dell
> If so what I'd _like_ to do is send a patch to nvram-wakeup that tests
> for this capability and uses it if it's there.
> David

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