Upgrading to r297291 LAGG(4) stops working.

Gleb Smirnoff glebius at FreeBSD.org
Fri Sep 4 14:06:12 UTC 2015

On Fri, Sep 04, 2015 at 04:39:22PM +0300, Sergey Kandaurov wrote:
S> On 1 September 2015 at 04:47, John Baldwin <jhb at freebsd.org> wrote:
S> > On Monday, August 31, 2015 09:58:45 AM Adrian Chadd wrote:
S> >> Hi,
S> >>
S> >> +glebius, as he recently messed around with the wifi stack and his
S> >> changes may have broken how mac addresses are assigned to the
S> >> hardware.
S> >
S> > Glebius did break this, though not because of what you say.  It's broken
S> > because the 'ifconfig_ath0' line that sets the mac address no longer
S> > does anything because 'ath0' is no longer an interface (and so that
S> > line is now ignored, plus it wouldn't work if it were passed to ifconfig
S> > now anyway).
S> >
S> > At the very least the Handbook section on this needs to be updated to give
S> > working instructions for both HEAD and stable branches.
S> What about this change?
S> It should work in both current and stable (not tested, though).

AFAIU, Adrian suggests to better change MAC of Ethernet device, rather
than WiFi one. Not all WiFi drivers support change of MAC.

Totus tuus, Glebius.

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