Bug 477504 - Wake on Lan (WOL) does not work with Marvell 88E8001 Gigabit Ethernet Controller (skge)
Wake on Lan (WOL) does not work with Marvell 88E8001 Gigabit Ethernet Control...
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 477186
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Reported: 2008-12-21 01:31 EST by Arthur Pemberton
Modified: 2009-06-22 00:23 EDT (History)
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Description Arthur Pemberton 2008-12-21 01:31:46 EST
Description of problem:

I would like to use Wake On Lan with my desktop to decrease wasted up time. Enabling and shutting down from Windows, WOL works with magic packet (from my CentOS box).
Using setool in Fedora, to enabled WOL with magic packet, and WOL fails consistently.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
100% on shutdown from Fedora/Linux

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run command as root: ethtool -s eth0 wol g
2. Shutdown machine
3. Send magic packet
Actual results:
No response from target NIC even if it is visibly active on attached network switch

Expected results:
Machine turns on successfully

Additional info:

2:05.0 Ethernet controller: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. 88E8001 Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 13)
        Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Marvell 88E8001 Gigabit Ethernet Controller (Asus)            
        Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV+ VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR+ FastB2B- DisINTx-
        Status: Cap+ 66MHz+ UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-
        Latency: 64 (5750ns min, 7750ns max), Cache Line Size: 16 bytes                                       
        Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 22                                                                     
        Region 0: Memory at fbffc000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]                                    
        Region 1: I/O ports at e800 [size=256]                                                                
        Expansion ROM at f3f00000 [disabled] [size=128K]                                                      
        Capabilities: [48] Power Management version 2                                                         
                Flags: PMEClk- DSI- D1+ D2+ AuxCurrent=0mA PME(D0+,D1+,D2+,D3hot+,D3cold+)                    
                Status: D0 PME-Enable- DSel=0 DScale=1 PME-                                                   
        Capabilities: [50] Vital Product Data <?>                                                             
        Kernel driver in use: skge                                                                            
        Kernel modules: skge
Comment 1 Arthur Pemberton 2009-05-04 02:28:18 EDT
There have been no responses to this issue. I have since had to buy a new network card to get reliable performance on Linux with gigabit. But I still have the same motherboard. Is there anything I can do to help resolve this issue?
Comment 2 Chuck Ebbert 2009-05-07 20:53:53 EDT
Is wake-on-lan enabled in your BIOS settings for that network device?
Comment 3 Arthur Pemberton 2009-05-07 21:18:19 EDT
Yes it is. It works 100% if enabled from Windows. It does not when attempted from Fedora.
Comment 4 Mark Litwack 2009-05-29 22:28:55 EDT
See bug #477186 for more discussion about this issue.  You may be seeing the acpi problem.
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Comment 6 Arthur Pemberton 2009-06-22 00:23:42 EDT
The solution given in bug #477186 solves my problem. However I still can't continue using this network port on my machine as it's gigabit support seems very flaky.
Comment 7 Arthur Pemberton 2009-06-22 00:23:59 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 477186 ***

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