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Re: MAC address issue
On 1/17/08, comfooc <comfooc%gmail.com@localhost> wrote:
> On Jan 17, 2008 4:51 PM, matthew sporleder <msporleder%gmail.com@localhost>
> > If I recall correctly, you can setup an etherip(4) virtual
> > interface/tunnel to achieve this. You then set the mac address with a
> > sysctl(8).
> Thanks, that will help...
> But still i would like to know why there is nothing in ifconfig like
> OpenBSD's lladdr or FreeBSD's link.
Well.. I think the discussions came down to points about how netbsd
supported actually changing the mac address of a card in its firmware
sometimes, so "faking it" on cards that didn't support such activities
didn't seem clean. I personally like the idea of using a virtual
interface when I'm doing this sort of thing.
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