From: Herbert Poetzl (herbert_at_13thfloor.at)
Date: Thu 09 Dec 2004 - 03:15:08 GMT
On Thu, Dec 09, 2004 at 12:44:38PM +1030, Darryl Ross wrote:
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> Hey All,
> I think people have misunderstood what my question was.
> I guissing that there is a function call in the kernel network code that
> returns the MAC address of the interface. The return value of this call
> would be displayed by ifconfig as the HWaddr.
> All I am after is a way of configuring the vserver with the MAC address I
> want returned by that function call. It doesn't need to be used anywhere
> else for the real networking functionality, as long as inside the vserver
> (I guess for context != ) ifconfig shows the virtual MAC address.
> Hopefully that clears up any confusion I've created.
ah, well, that already works! ;)
but of course, all packages will use the 'real'
MAC of the 'real' interface (atm), so you might
use it to 'trick' software checking the MAC with
said syscall/ioctl/netlink but you will not be
able to trace packets by MAC ... for now ...
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