On Tue, 2005-07-05 at 07:57 -0700, Ilya A. Volynets-Evenbakh wrote:
> Yes, kerenl doesn't read mac address correctly on O2K. Some timeing
> issue in the driver
> as far as I can tell. None of my kernels ever could read it on O2K, even
> though it works
> just fine on O200.
> No you are wrong. Forcing MAC address works just fine. At least it does
> so here.
it doesn't works also for me... I have not tried last kernel, but as
soon as possible I'm going to do it !
(some times it recognise menet MAC addresses, but it doesn't works)
> You just have to force it to correct value (i.e. the one origin was
> using when it
> was sending bootp/tftp packets.
> Look at the logs at your boot server.
> Ilya A. Volynets-Evenbakh
> Total Knowledge, CTO
> Arianna Arona wrote:
> >Hi everybody,
> >my network problem are now due to MAC address.
> >Kernel does not read it and forcing the value via ifconfig does not solve
> >I need to merge the old driver, which detects MAC addr but eth0 link is down,
> >with the new one that does the contraty..... opsss.... I could have a not
> >working at all driver.... :((