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netcat and  WOL NIC , want to send poweron

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I have a WOL enabled motherboard and WOL enabled NIC, (Intel 82559 based )

I have the netcat program, running on linux server, and the WOL nic installed on another machine of course these two are networked.

My question is:

What kind of data should I send from the linux server to the WOL NIC so that it powers up the machine.

netcat is a nice tool because it can be called from shell scripts, but if netcat is not able to send such a datagram, another linux tool will be welcomed :)

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Have a look at http://www.scyld.com/expert/wake-on-lan.html. I guess that's what you are looking for :)
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Cool!.. let me see if it really works... if so, I will accept the answer tvm..

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