Problems changing mac adress
aleixof at tinet.cat
Wed Jun 29 20:53:33 CEST 2011
On Thu, 23 Jun 2011 17:59:09 +0200
Joachim Ott <jo.omsl at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 23 June 2011 11:58, Timo Juhani Lindfors <timo.lindfors at iki.fi>
> > Aleix Orti<aleixof at tinet.cat> writes:
> >> but the result is ever the same:
> >> "SIOCSIFHWADDR: Operation not supported"
> >> What can I do?
> > I get the same error with
> > linux-image-2.6.34-openmoko-gta02 20101212.git049b71de-2
> > in Debian. My guess is that the firmware does not let you change
> > the MAC address.
> This feature is missing in the ar6000 driver. I thought it was there
> already when I found WMI_SET_MAC_ADDRESS_CMDID in the source, but that
> one is used for wake-on-wireless. It wouldn't be that hard to
> implement, 2 new ioctls (set mac and reset mac) and another 6 bytes to
> save the original mac address.
thanks Timo and Joachim
I find the ar6000 sorce in the openmoko repo. I've been looking it and
I haven't understand. I want to find the variable where mac is
stored. If I find it I could hard code it. It's a very nasty way but
only for starting...
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