Subject: Re: no "ether" address family in ifconfig?
To: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Nate Hill <email@example.com>
Date: 09/28/2003 20:36:38
On Sun September 28 2003 14:28, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 28, 2003 at 02:30:34PM +0800, Zhang Weiwu wrote:
> > Hello. Just want to know why "ether" is not a supported "address
> > family" in ifconfig in NetBSD, as it is in FreeBSD.
> > #ifconfig fxp0 ether 00:01:02:03:04:05
> > ifconfig: ether: bad value
> > So what do I do if I wish to assign MAC address?
> Hack the ethernet driver.
> Changing the mac address from userland isn't supported yet.
Wasn't there a patch proposed about a month ago?