use xxd to create the wake on lan magicpacket and write to pcap file

macdst="5873b856445f";macsrc="d2a791e1715a";pkt="d4c3b2a1020004000000000000000000ffff000001000000e3eab353fa1f 0b007400000074000000$macdst $macsrc 0842ffffffffffff";for i in {1..16}; do pkt="$pkt $macdst"; done; echo "$pkt" | xxd -r -p > magicpacket.pcap
just set macdst to the mac address of the system you wish to wake up, the macsrc is optional but helps use tcpreplay to broadcast or wireshark to view

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2014-07-02 17:37:44

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