WOL (Wake On LAN) no longer working
koitsu at FreeBSD.org
Mon Sep 8 01:07:21 UTC 2008
On Mon, Sep 08, 2008 at 09:44:22AM +0900, Pyun YongHyeon wrote:
> 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.
CC'ing Jack Vogel (driver maintainer), who should be able to help with
this. Ideally, the "wol" flag of ifconfig *should* be the standard
interface for said functionality.
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