Re: Ethernet falls into deep sleep.

From: Michael Buesch (fsdeveloper@yahoo.de)
Date: Mon Jul 28 2003 - 11:28:02 EST


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On Monday 28 July 2003 13:39, Hen, Shmulik wrote:
> It sounds like an ACPI issue. If ACPI is configuring the NIC to do
> wake-on-lan on pattern matching (I believe it does that by default), than a
> simple arp "who-has" packet with the target machine's IP address will do.
> You can take one other machine and clear the arp entry of the specific
> machine you're trying to wake, and then do ping. The first thing your other
> machine will send is an arp request that should wake the server up.
>
> BTW, if this server is not supposed to be sleeping at all, you should
> consider turning ACPI (or maybe APM?) off.

Yes, that's a good point.
I'll compile a kernel without any powermanagement (the server-hardware
doesn't support it correctly, so it's no problem :) ).

I'll write back, if it still fails, but it may take a few days.

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Regards Michael Buesch
http://www.8ung.at/tuxsoft
Penguin on this machine: Linux 2.4.21 - i386

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