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Re: ifconfig change MAC address

On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 05:01:18AM -0400, der Mouse wrote:
> The workaround you mention (in text I cut) amounts to putting the
> hardware in promiscuous mode and doing MAC address filtering in host
> software...

There are some ethernet chips that only have a single fifo - and will
never manage to transmit if in promiscuous mode on a busy lan.


David Laight:

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