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Enable/disable wake on admin access in 10.2.8
Authored by: Auricchio on Oct 09, '03 11:40:46AM

I know why; I found out some time ago.

An Airport card cannot be awakened from sleep by the magic admin packet. Only a wired connection will wake up. This is probably because they power-down the Airport card during sleep to save power.

So the desktops can wake, but the wireless laptops cannot, at least for the Airport network port. The checkbox should be visible for the wired port.

I have a client who solved the wakeup problem for his airport-equipped G4 DP 1.4G by adding an outboard D-Link DWL-810 wireless access port. We plugged the D-Link into the wired Ethernet connector on the G4; it's only used to wake up the system!

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