Change MAC address of LAN card in rc.conf. How?
j65nko at gmail.com
Sun Feb 27 17:59:26 GMT 2005
On Sun, 27 Feb 2005 05:54:49 -0800 (PST), Rob <spamrefuse at yahoo.com> wrote:
> 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 192.168.123.2 netmask 255.255.255.0
> 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?
echo 'ifconfig rl0 ether 11:22:33:44:55:66' >/etc/start_if.rl0
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