Andrew Junev wrote:
I'm trying to get Wake-On-LAN working on my Fedora 7 machine. The LAN
controller is a built-in one on an ASUS P5KR motherboard. WOL is
enabled in BIOS. I usually shut down the machine using a 'Power'
button on the case itself.
The problem is that the 'wake-on' parameter changes to 'd' (disabled)
when I shut the machine down, so WOL does not work.
After searching the Net, I found a nice article:
The correct way to do enable WOL is to add the following to
Once this is in place, WOL should work after a normal shutdown, with no
initscript modifications. If you have to hit the power button because ACPI bugs
are preventing soft power off, it probably won't work either way, and you should
file a bug report.