Wake-on-LAN support in FreeBSD?
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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