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DZ77GAL-70K PCIE power during suspend for network card wakeonlan wol

I have a DZ77GAL-70K and have recently purchased a 10Gbe pcie x4 network card. I am unable to find the right setting in the BIOS to keep the PCIE slots powered during suspend. The use-case is that I need to be able to send a WoL packet (wakeonlan request) to wake up the PC to initiate backups to it (it is functioning as a backup server).

 

Does anyone know how I can get this done?

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In the Visual BIOS Power Settings scene, you will want to make sure that Wake On LAN from S4/S5 is set to Power On - Normal Boot, Deep S4/S5 is unchecked and PCIe ASPM Support is set to Enabled.

 

If those settings aren't sufficient to garner the expected results, it may be that there is a BIOS issue. As we know, Intel closeted the Desktop Boards business a number of years ago and all boards have been EOL'ed. If this is indeed a BIOS issue, there are no resources available to look into it; the BIOS is frozen. Your only recourse may be to keep the onboard NIC alive and connected and use it to perform the wakeup.

 

Hope this helps,

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Thanks mate will give it a shot this weekend when I can get some down time from the server.

I think though I have tried that combo and it is currently configured that way. Unfortunately there is no way to tell from linux if so without going into the bios.

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