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Date:	Wed, 20 Jun 2007 19:15:26 -0400
From:	Jeff Garzik <>
To:	Tim Mann <>
CC:, Andrew Morton <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2.6.22-rc4-git6] forcedeth: use unicast receive mode for

Tim Mann wrote:
> I happened to notice that a system with an NVidia NIC using the
> forcedeth driver won't wake-on-LAN if the interface was in promiscuous
> mode when you power off.  By experiment, it looks like
> the hardware needs to have NvRegPacketFilterFlags set to
> NVREG_PFF_ALWAYS|NVREG_PFF_MYADDR (i.e., receive unicast packets to my
> address) in order for WoL to work.
> Jeff Garzik writes: "NVIDIA says the patch looks OK."  I didn't venture
> to insert a signed-off-by line with his name on it, though.
> Signed-off-by: Tim Mann <>

applied to #upstream-fixes (2.6.22)

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