Wake-on-LAN (WoL)

Linux Kernel Upstream Release Notes v5.17

Wake-on-LAN (WoL) is a technology that allows a network professional to remotely power on a computer or to wake it up from sleep mode.

  • To enable WoL:

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    ethtool -s <interface> wol g

  • To get WoL:

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    ethtool <interface> | grep Wake-on Wake-on: g

    Where:
    "g" is the magic packet activity.

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