WOL on PowerEdge 2900/2950

David Duncan davdunc at gmail.com
Tue Jun 3 08:34:58 CDT 2008


WOL does not persist.  You will need to enable it in rc.local or your
halt script.

On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 8:25 AM, Torsten Krah
<tkrah at fachschaft.imn.htwk-leipzig.de> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> is it possible to enable WOL on a poweredge 2900 server - i want to boot up
> the system from S5 (PowerOff) Mode with the magic packet.
>
> ethtool reports its disabled, however changing it to "g" (magicpacket) does
> not persist after rebooting.
>
> So is it possible to get WOL with a standard poweredge 2900 (two broadcom
> nics) or not?
> And if it is, how can it be done - i've seen nothing in OpenManage or BIOS
> to "enable" it.
>
> thx
>
> Torsten
>
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