Re: changing mac address of Sun GEM
- To: Ruben Vandeginste <email@example.com>
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- Subject: Re: changing mac address of Sun GEM
- From: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2007 07:29:34 +1100
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On Wed, 2007-03-21 at 19:59 +0100, Ruben Vandeginste wrote:
> Is it possible to change the MAC address of the ethernet card in an
> iBook G4 ?
> I tried to use "macchanger" like this (obviously with an other mac
> guava ~ # macchanger --mac 00:00:00:00:00:00 eth0
> Current MAC: 00:00:00:00:00:00 (unknown)
> ERROR: Can't change MAC: interface up or not permission: Device or resource busy
> The eth0 interface is down and I am executing this as root.
> Someone knows why this is not working?
No, the driver doesn't implement it. Should be trivial to add though.