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SubjectRe: LANANA: To Pending Device Number Registrants
> The same situation appears when using bonding.o. For several years,
> Don Becker's (and derived) network drivers support changing MAC address
> when the interface is down. So Al's /dev/eth/<n>/MAC has different
> depending on whether bonding is active or not. Should /dev/eth/<n>/MAC
> always have the original value (to be able to uniquely identify this
> or the in-use value (used by ARP, I believe) ? Or maybe have a
> /dev/eth/<n>/MAC_in_use ?

Token ring has the same problem as well, most token ring adapters support
setting a LAA.

Some solution would be useful though. Original mac sounds do-able.

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