[vortex] WOL for 3C905C; 2.4.7
Tue, 7 Aug 2001 14:26:00 -0400
I read all the info I could find about enabling wol on Donald's page and on
newsgroups, but I still can't get WOL to work when soft powered down from
Linux. If I boot into win95 and shut off the PC, it shuts down, but I see
that the light for the hub port into which it's connected remains lit. Then
I can wake up the machine.
If I boot RedHat-7.1 with a custom built 2.4.7 (from kernel.org), and pass no
module options to 3c59x.o and soft power down the machine, the hub light goes
off and waking up doesn't work. I then loaded the module as: insmod 3c59x
enable_wol=1 and this time when I power down the pc, I see the hub light
remains on, but waking doesn't work.
I'm guessing I must configure my kernel in some special way to get it to
work. Am I supposed to build in ACPI, APM? Anything particular to wol?
Thanks, your help is greatly appreciated.
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