Subject: Re: Patch to change ethernet link addresses
To: None <>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/11/2003 07:44:05
BTW, does this really require only changes in net/ code?
I'd expect it would be necessary to modify all the drivers
to pickup the MAC change. Does this work without poking
the network card?


Dheeraj Reddy wrote:
> Hello all
>    I am attaching a patches that allow ifconfig to change the ethernet
> MAC addresses temporarily. (the new new MAC address is good until a reboot).
> the diffs are against sources after an update today.
> I have checked this code on two ethernet cards that I have (both pcmcia).
> Thanks Jaromir for encouraging.
> dheeraj
> PS: I may have goofed up while creating a patch, so please bear/advise.

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