Does the feature work from a different state?
Do you see the LAN LEDs working during normal operation?
I have never tried waking on LAN from a sleep state and I'm not sure I'm able to put on sleep the computer. The LAN LEDs work normally during S0, while they're off in S5. As the feature name is pretty much explanatory ("Wake on LAN on S5 state"), shouldn't it let the ethernet card be powered even on shutdown?
Did you configure your system according to this article?
What is your BIOS version? There is a fix for WOL in BIOS version 080.
Furthermore, the Technical Product Specification describes the LED activity in page 24.
thanks for the reply. I've got the latest firmware installed, i.e. version MWPNT10N.86A (downloaded via https://downloadcenter.intel.com/SearchResult.aspx?lang=&ProductID=3253&ProdId=3253).
As of configuring WoL in the BIOS, I've only have, under the power management panel, the option "Wake on LAN on S5 state" (boolean, enabled or disabled) set to "enabled". There is no other option regarding WOL, S states or Ethernet card (besides integrated chipsets section which I can use to completely disable it). When the computer is being shut down, the ethernet card just turns off with the other components (both LED A and B are off). My operating system is being configured to enable WoL software side (WoL type "g").
Thank you very much.
Some users have shared settings for the Realtek* LAN, I hope these help: