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[linux-dvb] Re: Problem with Skystar2 MAC address
On Tue, 14 Dec 2004, Luca Abeni wrote:
> Hi Massimiliano,
> On Mon, 2004-12-13 at 11:46, Massimiliano wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I've a skystar2 DVB-S card.
> > I load my linux-dvb drivers (version 1.1.1) on linux kernel 2.4.19.
> > Tuning and Receiving are OK.
> > I successful configured a dvb network interface with "dvbnet".
> > I have experienced the following problem :
> > When I try "ifconfig dvb0_0" the displayed MAC address is 00:00:00:00:00:00
> I have a skystar2 card, and I just tested it with a 2.6.7 kernel (as
> installed in a Slackware 10).
> I can confirm that ifconfig shows 00:00:00:00:00:00 as a MAC address. I
> guess the driver fails to read the MAC address from the eeprom (or
> something similar)?
When I tried with 2.6.10-rc2 and skystar2 revision 2.6C it also
did not set the MAC address. Had to do that with ifconfig myself.
> Does anyone know how to read the MAC address of a skystar2 card?
Its printed on the card.
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