Quad ethernet card on AXi starts with identical MAC addresses
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:
> 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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