WOL (Wake On LAN) no longer working
pyunyh at gmail.com
Mon Sep 8 00:44:28 UTC 2008
On Sun, Sep 07, 2008 at 03:13:47PM -0400, Walker wrote:
> Somewhere along the road from 7.0 to 7.1 WOL stopped working for me.
> I have an "82546EB Dual Port Gigabit Ethernet Controller" which, after
> shutdown, has link lights on the card and switch. Nothing has changed
> on the PC or NIC BIOS. I noticed new wol ifconfig settings, and add
> "wol" to my rc.conf, with no effect.
I don't know what caused the issue but both em(4) and igb(4)
implements WOL with its own way and does not honor interface
capability configuration of ifconfig.
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