svn commit: r188375 - in stable/7/sys: . contrib/pf dev/ath/ath_hal dev/cxgb dev/fxp

Pyun YongHyeon pyunyh at
Mon Feb 9 17:26:12 PST 2009

On Mon, Feb 09, 2009 at 10:45:13PM +0000, Bruce M. Simpson wrote:
> This looks really cool and I look forward to trying WOL once I have the 
> right combo of cards/machines which should really sleep here.
> I would ask though: I managed to get WOL working on Linux, but only if 
> the parent ACPI devices have been explicitly activated for wakeup. I 
> wonder if we've addressed that yet?

If you mean suspend/resume support on amd64 I don't know.

> On Linux it's necessary to use acpitool -W 
> <index-of-parent-acpi-bridge-device> to fully enable the WOL capable 
> device to bring the system out of sleep, it seems.

I don't use Linux at all except comparing driver performance so I
have no idea how Linux WOL works. Resuming with WOL was tested on
FreeBSD i386 box and display was not restored to previous state on
my box, except that system worked as normal.

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