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Error Error Error 10 years 3 months ago #16407

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Hey Guys,

I want to change the mac address of my NIC card. testing the security on my network. Well i typed the following lines:

/etc/init.d/networking stop <enter>
responce: Deconfiguring Network interface...done
ifconfig eth0 hw ehter 00:00:00:22:22:22 <enter>
Responce :SIOCSIFHWADDR: Device or resource busy <--- What does this mean?

Thanks guys,

Lindows
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Re: Error Error Error 10 years 3 months ago #16415

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Responce :SIOCSIFHWADDR: Device or resource busy <--- What does this mean?

It means that the driver does not allow for the hardware address to be changed because the NIC interface is up.

Try disabling the eth0 interface first before you do such change, like this:
[code:1]ifconfig eth0 down[/code:1]
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Great 10 years 3 months ago #16448

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Thanks,

I'll give it a shot!


I can feel linux running throught my veins!
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