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SubjectRe: forcedeth - WOL [SOLVED]
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> > > I just took a peek at the code.
> > >
> > > The version on bugzilla (last attachment, comment #22), which was
> > > reported to work correctly, has the MAC address reversal hardcoded.
> > > The driver in 2.6.18 has some logic to detect if it should reverse the
> > > MAC address. So it looks like a hardware oddity/bug that the driver
> > > wants to fix but fails. I'll see what happens if I force address
> > > reversal and if I can decipher anything, but probably someone else will
> > > have to cast the runes...
> >
> > OK, please excuse me wasting your time, it's late over here... I've
> > actually been looking at Linus' git tree (pulled yesterday) while
> > writing that mail, not 2.6.18.
> > 2.6.18 does _not_ contain the address reversal detection.
> > Using the git tree instead of 2.6.18 WOL works as expected, without
> > having to reverse the MAC address.
> >
>
> hm, OK, thanks. Ayaz, do you think 5070d3408405ae1941f259acac7a9882045c3be4 is
> a suitable thing for 2.6.18.x?
Hi,

you never sleep guys, do you :) I've just tried patch from bugzilla.
(here is version twaked to be usable with 2.6.18
http://www.smoula.net/download/forcedeth.c) and it looks like it's
working correctly with correct ordered MAC.

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Martin Filip
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