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Old 09-27-2010, 12:48 AM   #1
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Wake on Lan (WOL) on dual boot laptop

i have windows 7 & ubuntu 10.04 on my laptop...and boot into win 7 im able to enable wake on lan on the nic. so my questions is if i enable WOL thru windows 7 when it boots up will it boot the win 7 or ubuntu? when i press the power button it automatically boots up ubuntu. im jus wonderin cuz it looks a lil easier to enable wol thur windows cuz i just gota check a box
Old 09-27-2010, 12:56 AM   #2
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If your computer boots automatically into Ubuntu when you're sitting in front of it, then it will when you WOL also. However, if your computer is in suspend/standby, then WOL will return it to whichever OS was running.


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