set of ethernet adress on boot
mykroft at explosive.mail.net
Sat Jun 7 08:26:30 PDT 2003
----- Original Message -----
From: "Moritz Fromwald" <mfromwald at gmx.at>
To: "Shantanu Mahajan" <freebsd at dhumketu.cjb.net>
Cc: <questions at freebsd.org>
Sent: Saturday, June 07, 2003 11:19 AM
Subject: Re: set of ethernet adress on boot
> > +-- Moritz Fromwald [freebsd] [06-06-03 20:32 +0200]:
> > | Hello
> > | Is it possible to set the ethernet adress automatically at boot time
> > before | dhclient attempts to contact a DHCP? | thx & regards | |
> > moritz fromwald
> > yes. btw, why r u running dhclient if u r using static
> > ip?
> > Regards,
> > Shantanu
> Well, I need to set the MAC adress before I contact
> the DHCP!
You can't set the MAC address, that's hard coded into the card. MAC
Addresses are unique 48 bit ID's, no 2 cards have the same MAC, and it is
assigned at the factory.
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