can not wake on lan after halt -p (or shutdown -p now) on
releng_7 and releng_7_0
pyunyh at gmail.com
Tue Oct 14 06:58:36 UTC 2008
On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 10:53:39AM +0800, David Adam wrote:
> On Fri, 10 Oct 2008, Pyun YongHyeon wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 11:41:59AM +0800, David Adam wrote:
> > > On Mon, 6 Oct 2008, Georgi Iovchev wrote:
> > > > I have a shutdown problem. I have a machine with gigabyte GA-G33M-DS2R
> > > > motherboard. Integrated network card is Realtek 8111B.
> > > > I can not wake the computer after I shutdown it from FreeBSD.
> > > > It is a dualboot system - windows xp and freebsd. If I shutdown the
> > > > computer from windows - later I can wake it up with magic packet. Even
> > > > if i shutdown the machine on the boot menu with the power button - than
> > > > later I can wake on lan. The only situation where I CANNOT wake it is
> > > > when I shutdown the machine from freebsd (halt -p).
> > > >
> > > > First I tested with 7.0-RELEASE-p5 amd64 (RELENG_7_0) and than I
> > > > upgraded to 7.1 PRERELASE amd64 (RELENG_7). I also tested with two
> > > > network cards - the integrated one Realtek 8111B and another one Intel
> > > > PRO1000PT PCI-E with WOL enabled.
> > > >
> > > > With both nics and both freebsd versions the situation is the same -
> > > > after shutdown from bsd the computer is not able to wake on lan. The
> > > > indication on the switch port says that after shut down there is
> > > > active link.
> > >
> > > I have a similar problem with an Intel SR1200 Pentium 3-class system,
> > > using fxp(4) cards, although I haven't yet tried the `halt -p` command.
> > >
> > fxp(4) should be taught to support WOL. Also note, not all fxp(4)
> > hardwares support WOL.
> Both of the fxp(4) interfaces on my development system certainly support
> WOL, so although I'm no kernel programmer I'd be more than happy to test
> patches or provide developer access.
I have a bunch of fxp cards donated by andre@ so I guess I'm one of
the best one that can experiment WOL capability on fxp(4). Before
that expeimentation I guess I have to read documentation of E100 to
write a WOL patch.
These days I'm somewaht overloaded for paid work and other network
drivers so I can't promise but I'll try if I manage to find spare
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