[Nottingham] WOL cable anyone? (Wake-On-LAN)

Martin martin at ml1.co.uk
Fri Feb 16 15:25:19 GMT 2007

Martin Garton wrote:
> That sounds interesting. What's a wake-on-LAN cable?
> I often wake my machines via the LAN using ether-wake, but that's just
> over the ethernet LAN and uses no special cables.
> Is this something else altogether?

Nope, same thing but the very old and boring version.

It's just a three pin lead that connects between a NIC and an (old
style) motherboard. Newer motherboards have this all integrated already,
which likely explains why you can't get the leads any more!

Any going spare anywhere? (Please ;-) )


Martin Lomas
martin at ml1.co.uk

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