Re: "3Com Vortex"-type NIC must assume different MAC
Am 18:54 2003-01-25 +0000 hat Soren A geschrieben:
> 3Com PCI 3c905C "Tornado" at 0x3000 vers.LK1.1.16
>whatever all that means.
YES you can !!!
I do not know exactly how, but I asume that your laptop use a
pcmcia-NIC which you can not change... like my 3c589D-Combo.
But you can change your 3c905C in your PC, - if you run Linux there !
I do not know exactly how, but you must set your 3c905C to the same
as the pcmcia-NIC.
>WHEN is the proper time in the initialization chain for bringing up the
>network (and everything else) to try to issue a command to the NIC? I
>this must have something to do with /etc/init.d and files in the rc.X
>hierarchy. WHERE is the file that issues the command to load the driver
Hmmm, there was someone for more then two years which had told me,
that I must change the MAC after the NIC was loaded and before the
the Network is initialized...
>(which is a module, I've confirmed that support for my NIC is built as a
>module in my kernel, by doing 'lsmod')? HOW is the invocation to be
>I've seen it suggested that something like should work:
> root$ ifconfig eth0 [IP-address] [optnetstuff] \ #line cont.
> hw ether AA:BB:CC:DD:EE:FF
>Is this the right style in which to specify the MAC numerically?
I do not know
>Thanks. Debian still rocks, never did I dream of being able to use a
>computer with so much access to all the internals of the platform. These
>temporary troubles will be overcome...
And after the Weekend... (I like Windows-WORM's)