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 Subject:  Re: WakeOnLan with IP 255.255.255.255 ?
 Date:  Thu, 1 Nov 2007 15:58:21 +0100 (CET)
> When the m0n0wall sends out a WakeOnLan packet, it does so to
> the LAN network broadcast address (in my case 192.168.1.255),
> but I have a machine that only responds to WOL if sent
> to the global IP broadcast address (255.255.255.255).
>
> So, is there a way to get m0n0wall to send the WOL packet
> (to the LAN interface) with the IP address 255.255.255.255 ?
>
> If not, could we please have that added as a new feature ?
>


Turns out, the machine doesn't respond to WOL when powered off by
powerbutton during BIOS startup, so just forget about this ...

I was simply too impatient during testing, and WOL works just fine if
system is powered off propperly (allowed to boot, then shut down).



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