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    SubjectRe: 2.4.29, e100 and a WOL packet causes keventd going mad

    I experience the same problems as reported by Michael Gernoth when
    sending a WOL-packet to computer with a e100 NIC which is already
    powered on.

    In my case, it's running kernel and the NIC is identified by
    lspci as:
    0000:02:08.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corp. 82562EZ 10/100 Ethernet
    Controller (rev 02)
    or numerically:
    0000:02:08.0 0200: 8086:1050 (rev 02)

    The symptoms is that kacpid starts using all the CPU time it can, a
    shutdown takes 5 - 10 minutes after I've done this (in contrast to 20 -
    30 seconds when the machine is healthy).

    Also, if I do a "shutdown -h" on the machine after sending a WOL packet
    when it's already powered up, it will shutdown and immediately start up
    again instead of powering off.

    So, any suggestions on how to fix it?


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