WOL How to
r.laban at ism.nl
Wed Jan 21 13:21:31 UTC 2009
On Wednesday 21 January 2009 at 02:06 (CET), Alex Katebi wrote:
> Anybody knows how to configure the Wake On LAN option of a NIC card in
> WOL feature is used for powering on remotely.
I never had to configure anything for this on either Windows and Linux
machines. Enable WOL in the system's bios, et voila: it worked. I guess YMMV.
In case you're not as lucky, there's also the ethtool command to configure
some network card stuff. Excerpt from `man ethtool`:
Allows changing some or all settings of the specified ethernet
device. All following options only apply if -s was specified.
Sets Wake-on-LAN options. Not all devices support this. The
argument to this option is a string of characters specifying which options to
p Wake on phy activity
u Wake on unicast messages
m Wake on multicast messages
b Wake on broadcast messages
a Wake on ARP
g Wake on MagicPacket(tm)
s Enable SecureOn(tm) password for MagicPacket(tm)
d Disable (wake on nothing). This option clears all previous
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