Wake-on-LAN support in FreeBSD?

Peter Steele psteele at maxiscale.com
Mon May 11 23:04:21 UTC 2009

> Long story short: Wake-on-LAN requires OS/NIC driver support. The OS puts the NIC in a mode at shutdown that >allows Wake-on-LAN to work. FreeBSD has no Wake-on-LAN driver support, hence, no host running FreeBSD has >Wake-on-LAN capabilities. 
>I'm shocked that the Intel NICs don't have this support, given that Intel provides such excellent documentation and/or >drivers for FreeBSD. 
>Please search the archives. 

I did do a search before posting and I wasn't very encouraged by what I found. You've confirmed my findings, unfortunately. 

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