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Old 05-18-2018, 02:45 PM   #1
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Question Slackware and Debian - when does WIFI card starts broadcasting its MAC?


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I am working with those 2 OSes and would like to know when my internal Wifi card starts broadcasting its MAC address? When it starts looking for networks , when the corresponding driver starts in OS? Or perhaps when I connect to a particular network?
 
Old 05-18-2018, 05:31 PM   #2
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I think it's when it starts looking for networks. BTW, you can make the MAC anything you want with ifconfig. I use a little script to generate a random MAC every session.
 
  


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