Re: Setting MAC address in ewrk3 driver
Alan Cox (firstname.lastname@example.org)
21 Nov 2002 21:28:15 +0000
On Thu, 2002-11-21 at 19:54, Neil Cafferkey wrote:
> I think I may have found a bug in the ewrk3 network driver. When I try to
> change the MAC address of a Digital DE205 NIC using "ifconfig eth0 hw
> ether XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX", it appears to work ("ifconfig eth0" reports the
> new address), but in fact it isn't sending or receiving packets any more.
> I'm using kernel version 2.4.10.
The default handler assumes the card mac address is set by the "up"
method. That driver is old enough it may not do so.
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