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Re: wake-on-lan

On Tue, May 30, 2006 at 08:56:24PM +0200, Roel Schroeven wrote:
> Now I did investigate, and this is what I found out: given that the BIOS 
> is configured correctly, I can remotely wake the box if I shut it down 
> before it boots Linux (it works if I shut it down while the Grub menu is 
> visible), but it doesn't work if I shut it down when Linux is running. I 
> tried shutting it down via poweroff, shutdown -h now and pushing the 
> power button, but all with the same effect: no response to wake-up packets.
> So, what can I do to enable the wake-on-lan feature again?

I had a similar problem... Before shutting down, I need to run this

# ethtool -s eth0 wol g

Because after a reboot WOL is disabled.
I included that line in my boot scripts.


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