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Re: edb7xxx MAC address

Cristian VLASIN wrote:
> On Tuesday 05 February 2002 04:55 pm, you wrote:
> > Cristian VLASIN wrote:
> > >         Sorry for this late reply. I made the changes that you suggested
> > > and now it works fine. Thanks a lot!
> > >
> > >         I also noticed something: the function "show_bootp", called in
> > > "init_all_network_interfaces" to display the network setup, sais that the
> > > harware MAC address is FF:FF:FF:FF:FF:FF, even if I changed it to
> > > 08:88:12:34:56:78. I am sure that the change occured because I saw it [snip]
>         I made some tests and I saw that using DHCP the MAC address is displayed
> correctly. The problem appears only when I am not using DHCP.
>         For me it is OK to use DHCP. Thanks for your support!

Ah yes, thanks to that I've found the bit of code in question (
build_bootp_record in network_support.c contains:
    for (i = 0;  i < bp->bp_hlen;  i++) {
        bp->bp_chaddr[i] = 0xFF;
which explains it completely! I'll create a bugzilla bug for it. Thanks for

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