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  1. #1
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    Rampage IV Extreme Wake On Lan (WOL) problem with BIOS 2105b

    Hello everybody,

    so I decided to update my BIOS yesterday. I went for modified 2105b with updated oprom. I have noticed that WOL no longer works. I was previously on 2103 (official) and WOL was working just fine. I know the network adapter in RIVE does not have WOL feature in BIOS, but has to be set in Windows via driver.

    I double checked the settings in windows to make sure it wakes from power off state on magic packet and pattern match. I even tried to un-check those options, then save/Ok, then went back to check those options. Still didn't help.

    So I'm wondering if other people have the same issue. Also it would be interesting to find out if it's the BIOS 2105 *b* specific problem or if the official 2105 BIOS also has this problem as well.

    P.S.: Some additional info: I did full CMOS reset after flashing. Also nothing else was changed since 2103, no additional software/hardware installed.

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    For me 2105b is the ultimately bios that bring ASUS LAMEPAGE IV EXTREME back to ASUS RAMPAGE IV EXTREME, sir.
    WOL feature is OK with Intel 82579V ethernet controller. Please checking your BIOS configuration again.
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    Same Issue

    I seem to be having the same issue so I did some testing.

    I just tested 2105 and 2105b and got the same results so I assume a setting or issue within 2105 is present. Neither of them seems to work on my PC from a power off state but work fine from a sleep state. Previous to 2105 I have been able to WOL after a shutdown.

    I checked my BIOS settings and have the Wake from PCIe enabled. I have also checked my NIC and it is set to allow WOL.

    I tested from remote and local using two different apps. I used WHS2011 Add-Inn “AWIECO WakeOnLAN” and a WOL GUI app from “Brian Slack”. Both these apps worked previous to 2105. Both the apps are able to wake all my other PCs just fine.

    Is there another setting in the 2105 BIOS that we need to change besides the “Power on by PCIe”?
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    Alright, finally managed to make WOL work. Here's what I did:

    1) Went to BIOS and disabled "Fast Boot" (Wake on PCIE still On/Enabled).
    2) Booted to windows, then went to network adapter settings -> Power Management and disabled/un-checked all the options.
    3) Powered system off completely, the powered on manually.
    4) Booted again to windows and in network adapter enabled the WOL settings back. (Now I have enabled: Respond to ARP, respond to NS, Energy Efficient Eth, Reduce link speed in standby, Wake on magic packet, Wake on magic packet from poweroff state, Wake on pattern match).
    5) Rebooted to BIOS and enabled Fast Boot again.

    Since then the WOL works for me just fine. Don't know what happened, but some options seemed to be stuck or something. I think the main trick was probably to disable all WOL options in windows, shut down completely, then enable them again.

    Anyway, I hope this will possibly help someone. Thanks!

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    Did you enable Fast Boot again?

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    Yes, I did. Now Fast Boot options are enabled.

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    Something similar happened to me. After updating to 2105 and reverting to 0018, my computer would wake up from s3 sleep with no input whatsoever. Came to this thread and unchecked adapter power management options, restarted windows, checked back options and problem went away. Thanks Premudriy.
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