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Old 04-15-2010, 02:20 PM   #1
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Question Changing MAC address on the Fly

I'm doing some research on old kernels and running the following on 2.6.7 or 2.6.8 gives a resource busy error. But on 2.6.28 the command works as expected. How would I determine which kernel allowed this command to change the mac address on the fly? ip link set dev <dev> addr <MAC>

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Old 04-15-2010, 03:35 PM   #2
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Normally you should bring interface down when you change some interface parameter.


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