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Re: Howto auto-suspend after x min?

Ronald Capel, 2003-Apr-22 23:14 +0200:
> Hi all,
> I am looking for a way to auto-suspend my computer after, lets say,
> 30 minutes. APM is working fine, at least 'apm -s' forces my
> computer in suspend. Getting it out of suspend is also working fine,
> including PCMCIA and X. Only... how do I get it to _automatically_
> suspend after 30 min? I guess usually you just set it in the
> BIOS. Unfortunately I cannot get in the BIOS at startup (do not know
> whether it is possible at all or which keys to press). Does anybody
> know of any _software solutions_ for automatic suspend? (or how to
> get in the bios of a toshiba t3600ct laptop).

On my laptop, this is a function of the BIOS.  I don't know what
settings might need to be put in the kernel APM config, but check it


Jeff Coppock		Systems Engineer
Diggin' Debian		Admin and User

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