One seems to always work, the other sometimes works. Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. I tried those two commands: Linux handles this safely, but beware when porting this program. This is done using ethtool , which tells the interface to respond to the magic packet. Support us by giving us a gift!

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Use of automated download software “harvesters” such as wget, httrack, etc. There are two main systems. Could be, I just said “maybe” because that could be where the problem is. Email Required, but never shown. Sign up using Facebook.

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I wanted to add to check if the ethernet cable was a crossover cable or if using a switch, hub, router, etc And Super User seems to cover all of that. Improving the question-asking experience. Active 2 years ago.

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WakeOnLan last modified While I was messing with these settings, I noticed that both too and cp were loading, but loading just cp alone failed since my chipset isn’t new enough so I blacklisted it. In Ftherwake, this can be done with following the command on the target system:.


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Unfortunately my system wasn’t so clear and has a couple options available. Post as a guest Name. Debugging state with ethtool After an hour struggling with why my system still didn’t work I started throwing in the ethtool query command all over the place to see what the deal was: My next feat is to have non-essential systems power-off not just halt on a power outage to extend the battery runtime for the essential systems and then use WOL to power the other systems back on after power is restored and the battery has hit some specific charge level.

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This latter file is included in the the “pm-utils” Debian package, and may be updated from time to time through the package-management system.

Look for lines in the file similar to the following: I checked this like 10 times for now. At the time of writing, scripts in this package will etherwske the etherwaie option for all relevant interface cards to “Magic Packet” onlyg. If the output for Supports Wake-on doesn’t contain the letter g either your hardware or driver is incompatible.


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The program must be run as root to send the packet I use sudo to execute it. If I didn’t have that I could keep a text file. There are currently, guest s and 0 member s that are online. Articles are the property of their respective owners. Yes Advertised link modes: By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. This allows the system to be woken on demand, when traffic to one ethefwake its interfaces is received.

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That default file uses ethtool to configure WOL for all interfaces to “g” magic packet alone. I tried those two commands: Asked 6 years, 9 months ago.

The issue and a fix is discussed below.