Can cron cause computer to wake up from hibernate?

Andrew DeFaria
Tue Oct 2 05:10:00 GMT 2007

Saurabh Tendulkar wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to troubleshoot why my pc comes out of hibernate. It seems 
> like some of the times this happens correspond to cron jobs. Is it 
> possible that cron could be (one of) the culprit(s) here? If so, is 
> there a way to prevent cron from waking up the computer? Thank you.
AFAIK nothing wakes a computer up out of hibernate mode except pushing 
the power button. Did you mean sleep mode?
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