WOL on Tyan 2466N
Robert G. Brown
rgb at phy.duke.edu
Thu May 23 14:19:11 PDT 2002
On Thu, 23 May 2002, Geoffrey D. Jacobs wrote:
> I had wondered about an snmp administration method. Hopefully,
> someone's got some literature about it so I can do the fix from my
> Debian workstation, should I need to. I'm all out of floppies to make
> DOS boot disks :(.
Seth is planning to try to boot DOS over PXE. That would really
simplify patching -- all the bios flashes and so forth that require a
floppy to be in the system suck.
That would be a good thing.
> The weird thing is, after moving all the machines in question onto a new
> shelf, none of the machines which previously listened for wake-on-lan
> don't do it anymore. Settings must be stored on an EEPROM which is not
> powered by the BIOS battery.
Hmm, do you have 2466N's or 2466N-M's? They (according to reports) have
different BIOSs. Also, a tyan bios that forgets its settings when
powered down is a symptom of one of the buggy releases. You should
probably upgrade to 4.01q or thereabouts (which was current as of a week
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