Subject: Re: changing MAC addresses out from underneath an interface.
To: Bill Sommerfeld <>
From: Charles M. Hannum <>
List: tech-net
Date: 11/06/1999 11:02:36
Bill Sommerfeld <> writes:

> It appears that the card also has its mac address in its CIS records,
> which is accessible at attach time.  Amazingly enough, there appears
> to be a fairly standard way to do this across all PCMCIA NIC's.

Hahahaha.  Don't let it fool you.  This was not in the earlier PCMCIA
specs, and many cards still don't do it.  You just have to `know'
where the MAC address is relative to configuration space for many of