Bug#406108: Busybox ifconfig should allow setting the MAC address
On Tue, Jan 09, 2007 at 10:12:59AM +0100, Frans Pop wrote:
> ifconfig is likely to disappear in the installer in favor of the 'ip' set
> of commands. AFAICT the ip commands don't have an option to set a MAC
> address. Not sure what the correct solution for this would be.
ip supports changing the MAC address just fine:
ip link set address NEWMAC dev eth0
And according to http://bugs.busybox.net/view.php?id=591 the feature
should be also present in busybox.