freebsd equivelent to the linux ethtool command?
e.schuele at computer.org
Sat Oct 28 20:00:19 UTC 2006
On 10/28/06 12:45, Jonathan Horne wrote:
> i have a computer that recently stopped obeying WOL packets, after i did a
> dual boot of freebsd/suse 10.1. before i put suse on there, WOL always
> worked just fine.
> apparently, the linux driver for my network card, put the nic in "always off"
> mode, and in order to be able to WOL later, i have to shut the linux off
> in "wol g" mode (using ethtool, so it can listen for packets later). even in
> freebsd now tho, its still not listening for WOL packets. is there something
> in freebsd i can use to edit the behavior of the driver, to make sure the nic
> powers down in "wol-listen" mode?
It looks as if it is in ifconfig in -current. I say that because after
a quick google, I see a patch in 2005.. don't know if its really in
there or not (as I run -stable). There is no mention of WOL in my
6.2-PRERELEASE man pages for ifconfig.
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