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Re: Wake On LAN on Fedora 7?

Thursday, January 17, 2008, 11:08:21 PM, you wrote:

>> I added the line to ifcfg-eth0 and rebooted the machine. Then I
>> powered it down using "init 0". And again it didn't respond to the
>> magic packet afterwards...

> Sounds like a driver problem.  Are you by any chance using a Xen kernel?  That
> complicates things.

Nope, I don't use it.

>> The reason I shut down with the power button is just because it's
>> easier. It's not that I hold it until the machine switches off, I just
>> press it shortly and the machine shuts down the right way. Is it
>> wrong?

> No, that's the right way.  Something is buggy, either the kernel or the BIOS.

What can I do to check it?

I was thinking of installing Windows, enabling WOL and checking how it
will react. But this way seem to be a bit complicated, as I don't have
a spare drive to put Windows to...

Best regards,

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