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Old 10-09-2011, 06:33 PM   #1
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computer turns on from WOL but not really

This laptop I have turns back on from WOL, but I cannot ssh into the machine nor do I have any gui access on the laptop. It's half alive.

I implemented WOL based on this post:

Any troubleshooting ideas on where to go from here?
Old 10-19-2011, 05:21 AM   #2
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Did you powering it off normaly or only hibernating? Check logs from this unsuccesful boot.
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Old 12-18-2011, 06:36 PM   #3
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I cheated and just put Centos 5 on it and WOL had no problem working. The laptop was choking under the latest Ubuntu anyways. Thanks for the help


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