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Re: [opensuse] WOL won't use files
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2007 07:13:54 -0400
  • Message-id: <4684E972.3050604@xxxxxxxxxx>
Jos van Kan wrote:
> James Knott wrote:
>   
>> I've installed wol (wake on lan) on my system.  While it works fine if I
>> supply the mac address as part of the command, it doesn't read the mac
>> from a file.  I've tried both wol -f filename and wol --file=filename. 
>> Even using wol<filename doesn't work.
>>
>> Any suggestions?
>>     
>
> wol $(cat [path_to_]filename_containing_mac_address)
>
>   
While that does work, I'd still like to know why the documented methods
don't.

tnx jk

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