Tracing Wake on Lan problem?

Pyun YongHyeon pyunyh at
Wed Aug 12 19:24:50 UTC 2009

On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 11:15:26AM -0400, Matthew Hagerty wrote:
> Bob Bishop wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >On 11 Aug 2009, at 04:55, Matthew Hagerty wrote:
> >
> >>I'm trying to get the Wake on Lan feature working on a 7.2-release 
> >>box. [etc]
> >
> >You may need to turn WoL on in the BIOS, have a look in the same place 
> >as the LAN boot settings.
> >
> >-- 
> >Bob Bishop
> >rb at
> I guess I assumed that, since the WoL works with my Intel Pro/100 NIC, 
> that the APCI and wake-up settings in the BIOS were set correctly.  It 
> is only when I try the Pro/1000 that I'm having problems; and it seems 
> to be a driver or config issue.

em(4) implemented WOL in its own way so it may work on some models.
Last time I tried it on my T400 it didn't work. Quick reading the
code shows a couple of required things are still missing in
em(4). Probably Jack knows when it could be done.(CCed)

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