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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 15/16] wl1251: Add sysfs file address for setting permanent mac address
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On Tuesday 10 December 2013 17:10:50 Pali Rohár wrote:
> On Tuesday 10 December 2013 16:49:23 Kalle Valo wrote:
> > Pali Rohár <pali.rohar@gmail.com> writes:
> > > Driver wl1251 generating mac address randomly at startup
> > > and there is no way to set permanent mac address via
> > > SET_IEEE80211_PERM_ADDR. This patch export sysfs file
> > > which can set permanent mac address by userspace helper
> > > program. Patch is needed for devices which do not store
> > > mac address in internal wl1251 eeprom.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Pali Rohár <pali.rohar@gmail.com>
> >
> > We have ioctl() command for setting the mac address.
>
> Really? Is there ioctl for setting permanent mac address?
> Can you show me it?

Now I looked at it again and I did not found any ioctl for it.
There is only ioctl cmd for getting address, not setting it.

#define SIOCETHTOOL 0x8946

/* Get permanent hardware address */
#define ETHTOOL_GPERMADDR 0x00000020

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Pali Rohár
pali.rohar@gmail.com
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