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Re: [SLE] MAC address change
  • From: Alexandr Malusek <Alexandr.Malusek@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: 08 Aug 2001 21:49:51 +0200
  • Message-id: <861ymm1gdc.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> # ifconfig eth1 hw ether 00:02:B3:15:E5:14 # Change the address

I forgot to mention that the interface had to be shut down first

# ifconfig eth1 down

Otherwise a message like

# ifconfig eth1 hw ether 00:02:B3:15:E5:14
SIOCSIFHWADDR: Device or resource busy

is reported.

# ifconfig eth1 up

activates it.

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