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RE: [SLE] MAC address change
  • From: "David Bottrill" <david.bottrill@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2001 21:43:07 +0100
  • Message-id: <LAEPKHGANHIFKPAGMGLCCEILEBAA.david.bottrill@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Thanks

When I Change my Linksys router for a Linux box I now know what to do.
Thanks a lot.

David Bottrill

> -----Original Message-----
> From: malusek@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:malusek@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Alexandr Malusek
> Sent: Wednesday, August 08, 2001 8:50 PM
> To: suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [SLE] MAC address change
>
>
> > # 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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