Changing the MAC address on a LAN adapter
Paul B Mahol
onemda at gmail.com
Sun Jan 23 14:20:57 UTC 2011
On Sun, Jan 23, 2011 at 3:38 AM, John Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:
> My Lenovo laptop running 8.1 has two ordinary Intel network adapters,
> a wired PRO/1000 with the em driver and a WiFi PRO/Wireless 5300 with
> the iwn driver. They work fine, but for either one if I use ifconfig
> to change the MAC address, the adapter won't actually work until I
> change the address back to the native one. Typical symptoms are
> endless DHCP queries with no response.
> Is this a known problem? As far as I know, it's supposed to work.
How you change MAC address? With "ether" command?
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