WOL (Wake On LAN) no longer working

Pyun YongHyeon 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. 

Pyun YongHyeon

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