wake on lan / wol with linux in IPv6-LAN (without IPv4)

Thomas Schäfer thomas at cis.uni-muenchen.de
Mon Sep 15 19:46:04 CEST 2014

Am Montag, 15. September 2014, 12:29:45 schrieb Thomas Schäfer:
> Hi,
> On Saturday I disabled IPv4 in my home network. ( using DNS64/NAT64 for
> external things). ( no great discussion about it, it is just a test)
> But I was surprised by this problem:
> wol  1C:6F:65:C9:87:46
> wol: Cannot send magic packet for '1C:6F:65:C9:87:46' to
> Network is unreachable
> wakeonlan  1C:6F:65:C9:87:46
> Sending magic packet to with 1C:6F:65:C9:87:46
> send : Network is unreachable at /usr/bin/wakeonlan line 83.
> Does anybody know a small wol implementation for linux, usable in IPv6-LANs?

I found one tool "etherwake" by Donald Becker. It doesn't use IP/UDP. It makes 
wol directly on ethernet, but it needs to be run as root.

I am still looking for an IPv6-wol (without mono)


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