Annotation of wikisrc/projects/project/shutdowntime.mdwn, revision 1.1

1.1     ! jmmv        1: [[!template id=project
        !             2: 
        !             3: title="Add a kernel API for timed power-on"
        !             4: 
        !             5: contact="""
        !             6: [tech-kern](mailto:tech-kern@NetBSD.org)
        !             7: """
        !             8: 
        !             9: category="kernel"
        !            10: difficulty="medium"
        !            11: 
        !            12: description="""
        !            13: Certain real time chips, and other related power hardware, have a facility
        !            14: within them to allow the kernel to set a specific time and date at which time
        !            15: the machine will power itself on.  One such chip is the DS1685 RTC.  A kernel
        !            16: API should be developed to allow such devices to have a power-on-time set from
        !            17: userland.  Additionally, the API should be made available through a userland
        !            18: program, or added to an existing utility, such as halt(8).
        !            19: 
        !            20: It may also be useful to make this a more generic interface, to allow for
        !            21: configuring other devices, such as Wake-On-Lan ethernet chips, to turn them
        !            22: on/off, set them up, etc.
        !            23: """
        !            24: ]]

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