stsp at stsp.name
Fri Aug 15 21:39:33 UTC 2008
On Fri, Aug 15, 2008 at 10:00:25PM +0100, Vincent Hoffman wrote:
> Chuck Robey wrote:
> > I was wondering if it was possible, with a machine that has about 2
> > year old
> > dual AMD64 processors and an up-to-date AMI BIOS, to get the machine
> > to be able
> > to start up from a power shutdown, after some sort of a network signal?
> > If it might be possible, could you maybe put me onto the path of
> > whatever info
> > there might be on that subject?
> Wake on LAN is I believe a work in progress.
> its not an area I have much knowledge of though so other might be able
> to help more.
That page pretty much summarises the state of affairs, yes.
Basically, you need a VIA-based ethernet card card (vr driver)
and -CURRENT, or a vr card with 7.0 and patches from here:
All of those. Except the patch for pxe.c, that's there by accident.
If you don't have a vr card, you will likely need to do some
hacking. Follow the links from the wiki page for more information.
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