Asus A7N8X-E Wake-On-LAN ProblemsI have a hand-built GNU/Linux PC with an Asus A7N8X-E motherboard. I want to be able to awaken it over the network using the Wake-On-LAN feature. So far I have only had limited success.
ConfigurationI have enabled Wake-On-LAN in the BIOS via the two relevant settings:
Wake-On-LAN ApplicationOn another Linux PC I have installed the
which is available on
SourceForge. I invoke it with a command-line like this:
ResultsIf I turn on the PC with the front power switch, then power it off again with a quick press of the front power button before the Linux boot process begins, I can use Wake-On-LAN. When I use the wol program, the PC with the Asus motherboard starts up, as requested. So the wol program works and using the front power button puts the PC into a soft-off state.
However, if I turn off the Asus computer using the
The ethernet port is still active -- I can see its link light is on, as is the link light on the corresponding switch port. But for whatever reason it doesn't handle the packet, can't signal the motherboard, or the motherboard doesn't start the boot sequence.
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