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Re: Network card problem: carrier lost


the reason why, even with local-mac-address? set to
true, you still have the same mac address on all your
interfaces is because Linux just ignores it.

As said in a previous post, it doesn't matter if you
have the same mac address on all your cards as long as
they are not connected to the same subnet.


 --- Janos Sziliczi <jana@mail.protorusz.hu> wrote: >
> On Fri, 20 Feb 2004, Clint Adams wrote:
> > > Some later sun cards and systems have a openboot
> option to enable card
> > > addresses, but I think your system predates
> this.
> > 
> > I doubt it.
> > The relevant setting is local-mac-address?=true
> I don't think so.
> When I`d tried to solve my "original" problem, I
> tried to set this
> variable to true and false also (reseting machine
> between tests using
> reset command).
> But it's value was irrelevant in point of ethernet
> address.
> Even local-mac-address? was true or false, both of
> two eth cards' address
> remained equals.
> I don't know what this parameter does?
> I thought your opinion before, but it doesn't do it.
> Jana
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