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Re: [opensuse] WOL won't use files
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2007 07:16:37 -0400
  • Message-id: <4684EA15.5010707@xxxxxxxxxx>
Roger Oberholtzer wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-06-29 at 09:12 +0200, 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)
>>     
>
> or
>
>         wol - <file
>
>   
Actually, that one doesn't work.

Apparantly wol is busted, in that it doesn't do what it's help claims it
does.

I guess I'll have to fire a note off to the author.

tnx jk




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