Some articles on packet, magic packet:
... to power but switched off, and it was arranged that a special packet be sent to switch the machine on ... The Intel adapter allows "Wake on Directed Packet", "Wake on Magic Packet", "Wake on Magic Packet from power off state", and "Wake on Link" ... Wake on Directed Packet is particularly useful as the machine will automatically come out of standby or hibernation when it is referenced, without the user or application needing to explicitly ...
... Also, it is not always clear what kind of magic packet a NIC expects to see ... In that case, software tools like a packet analyzer can help with Wake-on-LAN troubleshooting as they allow to confirm (while the PC is still on) that the ... The same magic packet can then be used to find out if the computer powers up from an offline state ...
Famous quotes containing the words packet and/or magic:
“The captain was a duck
With a packet on his back,
And when the ship began to move
The captain said, Quack! Quack!”
—Mother Goose (fl. 17th18th century. I saw a ship a-sailing (l. 1316)
“Until it is kindled by a spirit as flamingly alive as the one which gave it birth a book is dead to us. Words divested of their magic are but dead hieroglyphs.”
—Henry Miller (18911980)