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There are several ways you can figure it out, but here are the two most reliable methods (in my opinion)... Method #1 (most reliable) drew@debian:~$ /sbin/ifconfig -a | grep HWaddr eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 08:00:27:f7:28:18 eth1 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 08:00:27:52:8b:6e eth2 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 08:00:27:81:d7:5c ...


Normally WoL is triggered using a "magic packet" (6 bytes of 0xFF immediately followed by the MAC address repeated 16 times, anywhere in an Ethernet frame), this is very unlikely to happen by accident. However, sometimes the NIC is set up to wake the machine based on other types of traffic which are not all that unlikely to be trigger a wakeup by accident. ...

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