Does any one know something about this feature, especially on Linksys
EtherFast NIC family?
I just would like to use my Linux notebook for wake-up other machines.
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I was wondering about the WoL feature on some NICs. As far as I understand
it, WoL is a feature of the NIC and connects via a wire to a connector
on a motherboard that supports this feature.
Ok so if I have a motherboard without this feature am I SOL? Or can linux
support a similar function in software? I am thinking of some sort or
power-down/power-up function that kicks in when there is activity on the
subnet. What about cards that don't have this feature, can they still be
used for this purpose?
Small is beautiful. Keep it simple.