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Date:      Sat, 16 Jul 2011 23:07:07 -0500
From:      Ryan Coleman <>
To:        Joshua Isom <>
Subject:   Re: how to force a hard reboot remotely
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On Jul 16, 2011, at 11:01 PM, Joshua Isom wrote:

> On 7/16/2011 9:40 PM, Aryeh Friedman wrote:
>> Is there any way to force a complete power down and then reset of a
>> i386 without physically being present?
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> Odds are this would be a little bit of a hardware mod.  Get a =
microcontroller and a relay, and tell the microcontroller to kill power =
to the system.  Make sure in the BIOS you're set to restart when the =
power comes back on.  If that fails you'll need another relay to short =
the on button.  I don't know of anything in the computer that could be =
easily used instead of a microcontroller.

I think I kinda covered that with the UPS remote control thing...=20

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