Magic Packet

Some articles on magic packet, packet:

Wake-on-LAN - Principle of Operation - Troubleshooting Magic Packets
... 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 magic packet is indeed seen by a particular computer's NIC ... The same magic packet can then be used to find out if the computer powers up from an offline state ...
Wake-on-LAN - Other Machine States and LAN Wakeup Signals
... 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 ...

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. 17th–18th century. I saw a ship a-sailing (l. 13–16)

    We think of religion as the symbolic expression of our highest moral ideals; we think of magic as a crude aggregate of superstitions. Religious belief seems to become mere superstitious credulity if we admit any relationship with magic. On the other hand our anthropological and ethnographical material makes it extremely difficult to separate the two fields.
    Ernst Cassirer (1874–1945)