Re: ethtool documentation

From: Bernd Eckenfels (
Date: Wed Aug 07 2002 - 13:44:37 EST

In article <> you wrote:
> That capability is not permanent. If you let users write to the
> SEEPROM, permanently changing the IEEE Station Address, you have
> let users permanently break their network boards. I do protest
> when this capability is in the kernel.

It does not break it permanently. You just need to write a sane address and
it will work again.

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