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Using WRT54G with Wake on Lan problem

Discussion in 'Networking Issues' started by enochcheng, Aug 12, 2004.

  1. enochcheng

    enochcheng Network Guru Member

    i found that i can wake up the computer using internal network (192.168.1.x)
    but for WAN network
    i cannot do so all the time
    eg. after i reboot the router, or the computer off for a long period of time, the computer can't be waken.
    I've already point VDP port 9 to the computer
    What do i need to do?
  2. Toxic

    Toxic Administrator Staff Member

    what router are you using?
  3. enochcheng

    enochcheng Network Guru Member

  4. Ian_m

    Ian_m Network Guru Member

    Met the same problem as well, after a while I think the router forgets the route to the powered down machine. Tried adding a fixed route but no success. I have a WRT54GS so with Satori might be able to do something with the routing tables from the command line.

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