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

Tom Hill tom at ninjabadger.net
Tue Sep 16 21:16:06 CEST 2014

On 16/09/14 13:34, Bjørn Mork wrote:
> This depends on all-stations multicast being forwarded to inactive
> ports. If it works with your switches, then fine.  But I don't think you
> can assume it works everywhere.

I'd be quite surprised if you find a switch that doesn't treat ff02::1
in the same way as IPv4 broadcast, by default.

Saying that, I'd much prefer that IPv6 WoL had a known IPv6 multicast
address, as opposed to using ff02::1.


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