Change MAC address of LAN card in rc.conf. How?

Rob spamrefuse at
Sun Feb 27 13:54:50 GMT 2005


I'm running 5.3 STABLE.

I need to change the MAC address of my PC.

I know it can be done like this:

   ifconfig rl0 ether 11:22:33:44:55:66

So I guessed I could make life a little easier by
adding this in my /etc/rc.conf file as:

ifconfig_rl0="inet netmask
ether 11:22:33:44:55:66"

However, this does not seem to work. No IP address
is assigned to the LAN card after bootup.
Apparently something is wrong here.
Any idea how I can do this at bootup?


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