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Re: [SLE] How to start a computer remotely - generic Q
  • From: "Tom Peters" <tpeters@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2006 12:56:28 -0500 (CDT)
  • Message-id: <19242.>
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> Hi All,
> I tried setting up wake on lan yesterday and it didnt work. I might have
> a very old bios which I might have to find out how to upgrade as the msi
> website makes it available as an EXE :( . I might also have setup the
> bios wrong too. Heres what I found in the BIOS
> I have an Award 6.0PG bios

Um, pardon me if this is a dumb question... Don't WOL (wake-on-LAN)
capable network cards have a little dinky jumper from the network card to
the motherboard? A two- or three-pin? The ones they ship with 3Com cards
use yellow wire.

Do you have a WOL connector on the NIC? Is it connected?


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