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[SLUG] RE: Weird MAC addresses?

It gets weirder. After a reboot we get an ifconfig of:

eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 08:00:17:31:42:00

eth1      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 08:00:17:31:42:00

Bleh. ;)  Everything works.. for a few hours anyway. The startup is still
showing the details below. Spacky network card?


-----Original Message-----
From: Marty Richards 
Sent: Tuesday, November 13, 2001 1:19 PM
To: 'slug@xxxxxxxxxxx'
Subject: Weird MAC addresses?

Hi All,
Weird problem... 

In a new compaq PC with dual netgear 311's (using the fa311 driver from
netgear) we see some interesting effects with the MAC addresses. 

ifconfig shows:

eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:A0:CC:73:E8:B0 

eth1      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:00:E8:6A:FF:7A 

yet the startup shows:

Nov 13 11:49:03 fwwlc kernel: eth0: bus=1 func=72 io=0xc000 irq=11 ver=4.3
Nov 13 11:49:03 fwwlc kernel: eth0: ethernet addr=08:00:17:32:42:00
Nov 13 11:49:03 fwwlc kernel: eth1: bus=1 func=80 io=0xc400 irq=12 ver=4.3
Nov 13 11:49:03 fwwlc kernel: eth1: ethernet addr=08:00:17:32:42:00

Any thoughts on why startup would show 2 cards with the same MAC, yet
ifconfig shows 2 different MACs entirely? 

eth0 is local lan, eth1 connects to an adsl modem.


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