[ECOS] Re: Problems initializing eth0 interface

Andrew Lunn andrew@lunn.ch
Wed Jul 15 10:40:00 GMT 2009


> Try setting a valid MAC address. The first byte should be 0x00 and
> the others you are free to choose. Eg 00:ab:cd:ef:01:23 would be
> reasonaby safe. Make sure the address doesn't conflict with anything
> else in your network.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MAC_address

If you are making up your own address, you should set bit 1 of the top
byte, to indicate this is a locally administered address.

      Andrew

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