Subject: Re: setting ethernet interface hardware address?
To: None <>
From: Scott Barron <>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/16/2001 19:31:04
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> I don't think any drivers currently support it; I certainly know of
> none.  For a past project, I had occasion to add a kernel-compile-time
> option to cause one driver to override the MAC address read from the
> card, but it was a major kludge, and worked for that driver only.
> Given a reasonably well-thought-out interface, I would guess that
> most-to-all ethernet interfaces could be made to handle it.

I believe that Linux provides a way to do this for ethernet as an option to
the ifconfig command line.  I'm not sure if it works for every card or not
though.  If they do perhaps a similar method could be used for us?


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