ACPID Question

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http://forums.opensuse.org – Hi! I have the following question... My SUSE is 11.0. In boot.local i'm setting ACPI alarm with /sys/class/rtc/rtc0/wakealarm I've checked with /proc/driver/rtc that it's ok. In cron i have a task that will do some job and then shutdown -h now when executed. So, for example, i'm setting wake alarm to 5:00 AM tomorrow every time system bots and my task is scheduled to 5:10. So it must boot and execute a task every day at same time. After configuring described procedure i poweroff with GUI. System successfully boots and executes a task at 5:00 AM but the next day it won't... It behaves as i need only once... What's a problem? Maybe there are some key differences between halt and shutdown and with shutdown acpid can't do it's job to write alarm settings? (Distributions)