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On Sun, Mar 07, 2010 at 09:08:01PM +0900, SAITOH Masanobu wrote:
> >>     1) Add [-]wol, [-]wol_ucast, [-]wol_mcast and [-]wol_magic flags into
> >>        ifconfig(8).
> > 
> > Are those the only three options supported by hardware?
> No. The wm has many wakeup functions other than above:
>       Wake on Link status change.
>       Wake on ARP request.
>       Some other special functions (I don't know the detail yet...)
> The FreeBSD's code says that age, ale, gsip, ste, stge, txp, re and vge
> have some capabilities of IFCAP_WOL_MCAST, IFCAP_UCAST and IFCAP_WOL_MAGIC.

OK, the question is whether we want to have a capability for each
possible wake up event. I think it is a better idea to have one
capability IFCAP_WOL and a separate ioctl to set the specific mechanism.


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