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Re: Wake-on-LAN



Sharpe, Sam J wrote:

>> How exactly is one meant to "wake from LAN".

> One uses Magic Packets.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wake-on-LAN
> 
> To do this, first install a wol client on another machine to broadcast
> the wakeup:
> # yum -y install wol
> 
> Then read about the options:
> http://linux.die.net/man/1/wol
> 
> Then one wakes the target machine...

Thanks very much.
That worked perfectly:
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[tim mary Download]$ sudo wol 00:24:81:b2:9a:e8
Waking up 00:24:81:b2:9a:e8...
[tim mary Download]$ ping althea
PING althea (192.168.2.8) 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from althea (192.168.2.8): icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 time=4.72 ms
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