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Old 01-29-05, 12:28 AM   #11
sunset
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Join Date: Aug 2004
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Cool Re: wake on lan (WOL) under linux

I have had some success using a tip from:
http://frequal.com:8080/linux/AsusWakeOnLan.html
ie: turn the PC on, then within a few seconds press the power button again. Wake On Lan then works (once).
asus a7n8x motherboard, fedora core 3 + up2date.
Sort of OK, if I remember to do it before actually wanting to WOL ; -)

But if I initiate shutdown via gui (logout|shutdown), or halt / shutdown, then wake on Lan doesn't get enabled, and the machine fails to respond.

I have noticed on a HP compaq nx9000 that during shutdown a log line is emitted similar to: eth0 staying awake for wake on LAN, but this doesn't happen with the a7n8x.

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