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Lost with Wake on Lan from Suspend / Shutdown

Postby Guest on Wed Jan 21, 2009 10:50 am

Hello fellow Minters,

i've have problem with Wake on Lan (GA- MA78Gm-S2H). Its simple not working. I've tryed almost everything - correction of init.d/halt + rc0-9.d + deinstallation of netwokmanager and new driver for r8168 was probed also... Stil not working.

Some details : Linux Mint 6.0 installed from Live CD to HDD. System consist only with GA- MA78Gm-S2H, 2 Gb Kingston 667 DDR2 and HDD WD500gb. Everything works perfect. Really everything - even Video.even after suspend ( S3 STR ). So i can perfectly suspend and wakeup PC from Keyboard, mouse, Knob on the BOX...but not with WOL :( Furthermore - ethtool -s eth0 wol pug with following poweroff -f sets PC in intresting stance - if i just plug rj45 from behind off PC and right after plug it back - PC starts like it should. Just poweroff -f is not very good idea for data consistancy :) With suspend - its not works with WOL. Simple no reaction at all. So is there a sophisticated solution to it? I need it really bad for my NAS. :(

Thank you in advance.
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Re: Lost with Wake on Lan from Suspend / Shutdown

Postby Husse on Thu Jan 22, 2009 5:00 pm

Is WOL activated in BIOS?
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Re: Lost with Wake on Lan from Suspend / Shutdown

Postby lapilesos on Fri Jan 23, 2009 12:37 pm

Yes it is. Solved problem with installing WinXP :( Its suks but i've spend almost one week on it and not got my PC WakeOnLan...able.
In my opinion ( probably humble :)) - to much autoscripts doing to much trouble if you trying to fight against. Like not mountable r8169/r8168/r8101 or Network Manager doing too much hidden job on reconnecting / autoloading of eth drivers etc.

Sure im not Linux guru ( not even a geek :) )but its strange to see configs that are overdone by other modules ( network/interfaces | network manager) without slightly possiblity of fine tuning of thise hilevel applets. :oops:

I still have Linux Mint on my Flash - so ill try to check WOL with new releases.
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