Quad ethernet card on AXi starts with identical MAC addresses on 5.2.1R

Ronald Kuehn rk at ronald.org
Mon Jul 19 10:02:43 PDT 2004

On Monday, July 19, 2004 at 18:50:55 CEST, Frank Nobis wrote:
> Hi,
> since I have my Sparc for a few days now and could take my hands on a 
> 4-port ethernet card I have seen that there is something not as I 
> expected it to behave.
> My 4-port card gets detected and I can use it, but it shows on all 
> interfaces the same MAC address. Output from boot is appended for 
> conviniance. I just got around that with manually assigning unique MACs 
> to all interfaces.
> I am just wondering if that behavior is as intended.

Yes, unless you set local-mac-address? to true in OBP.


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