[mythtv-users] How to Stop ACPI RTC Wakeup?

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Thu Mar 22 02:38:17 UTC 2007

On 22/03/07, Craig Huff <huffcs at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Ok, I know I wanted to get my MythTV system to wake up to run jobs, but...
> I'm still trying to clean up after struggling with this problem for a
> looooong time and now it's waking up every day at the time set in
> /proc/acpi/alarm.  Apparently my BIOS doesn't handle anything more advanced
> than a 24 hour alarm clock.
> I haven't been able to find any setting to use to disable the ACPI RTC alarm
> wakeup function.  How do I shut it off (and presumably turn it back on
> later)?

Have you tried echoing 0 to /proc/acpi/alarm?

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