Subject: Re: sys/arch/hp300/dev/if_le.c broken
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Gary D. Duzan <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/03/1995 10:48:58
In Message <> ,
   "Perry E. Metzger" <> wrote:

=>Peter Galbavy writes:
=>> As a complete aside... has anyone got a suitable set of diff's to
=>> ifconfig and various drivers to make something like 'ifconfig le0
=>> ether xx:...' work ?
=>> Just asking because if I run a NetBSD/sparc system, all the Ethernet
=>> devices have the same MAC address (blame Sun).
=>Why is that a bad thing? It follows the original intent of the way
=>Ethernet was used at Xerox, actually. SunOS works just fine with
=>things set up that way.
   Couldn't it rather confuse intelligent bridges that connect the
two nets?

                                      Gary D. Duzan
                         Humble Practitioner of the Computer Arts