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Why WakeOnLAN frames are sent to broadcast

I'm trying to figure out why wake on lan frames, in the simplest form, are designeted to the ethernet broadcast address (FF:FF:FF:FF:FF:FF) and not to the address of the machine to be powered on. ...
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Is it possible to wake a computer connected directly to its NIC?

If two computers are connected by ethernet directly (ie, with no router between them) can one computer wake the other using the magic packet? I ask because it's not working for me and I'm not getting ...
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What does a magic packet look like?

What does a magic packet contain and what options does the protocol provide?
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Does Wake-on-LAN work with non-integrated ethernet adapters?

Interested in the information presented for this question: http://serverfault.com/questions/5931/turn-on-home-computer-remotely but I'm wondering if I absolutely need to use a motherboard integrated ...