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Old 11-03-2003, 03:20 PM   #1
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faking HWaddr and inetaddr


Hi,


is there a way i can make the inetaddr/HWaddr returned by ifconfig be what i want?


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Old 11-03-2003, 04:34 PM   #2
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hi again, im trying to do this with ifconfig according to how man ifconfig says it can be done. ie:

# /sbin/ifconfig eth0 hw ether <newaddr>
SIOCSIFHWADDR: Device or resource busy


what means this error?


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Old 11-04-2003, 12:58 PM   #3
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It is saying you can't do that while the card is active.

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Old 11-05-2003, 01:12 PM   #4
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