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[opensuse] Re: Mac address
  • From: Eberhard Roloff <tuxebi@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2007 16:03:24 +0100
  • Message-id: <eo2v83$65j$1@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
David Mayr wrote:

> Hi Jan,
>
>> How can I make a persistent change of my nic´s mac address, so it keeps
>> the new value after a reboot?
>
> AFAIK it depends on the Hardware (NIC) you have if it's possible at all.
> Maybe the manufacturer of your NIC provides a tool to change the MAC
> address.
>
Hi,
in suse 10.2, according to /etc/sysconfig/network/ifcfg.template you can add
the parameter LLADR=newmacaddress to your interface configuration, if the
relevant network driver supports it. I also guess, that this will not work
if you are using network manager.

Hope this helps
regards
Eberhard

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