[mythtv-users] RTC & RTCWake problem

PJR pjrobinson at metronet.co.uk
Fri Nov 25 11:34:51 UTC 2011

Problem solved: it was a BIOS setting.

On 24/11/11 13:05, PJR wrote:
> The BIOS is AMI not Award.
> On 24/11/11 12:36, PJR wrote:
>> My mythbuntu 11.04 system is showing strange behaviour running rtcwake.
>> If I set the wakeup time in the future then /proc/driver/rtc has the
>> correct time (and the system wakes up correctly).  If I set the wakeup
>> time to some time in the past (reasons explained later) /proc/driver/rtc
>> shows +5min into future from when set. On wake up or re-boot
>> /proc/driver/rtc always shows alrm_time: 00:00:00, alrm_date: 1970-01-01
>> but, even though this time is in the past the system will still wakes up
>> at midnight each day!!!  The reason for trying to set the wake up time
>> in the past was to prevent the issue of it waking up at 00:00:00, but I
>> can't set it in the near past and it seems to wake up anyway!!  The m/b
>> is Jetway JNC98-525, BIOS is Award Version A04.  Thoughts would be helpful.
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