changing network card MAC address

Christopher Black cblack at
Sun Jun 12 22:32:01 GMT 2005

Check out /etc/dhclient.conf.  The options are described in 'man 5

On Sun, 2005-06-12 at 17:26 -0500, M. L. Dodson wrote:
> Just set up a new box (5.4-RELEASE) as a home gateway and had to
> change the network card MAC address that does DHCP through the
> cable modem.  I put the following in /etc/rc.early, but this seems
> inelegant and possibly deprecated.  What is the proper way to do
> this on a DHCP interface?
> ifconfig rl1 ether 'aa:bb:cc:dd:ee:ff'
> Thanks
Christopher Black
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