ifrename problems

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Sat Jan 1 01:59:54 EST 2005

On Fri, Dec 31, 2004 at 10:51:29PM -0800, Jouni Malinen wrote:

> > This is with hostap-driver-0.2.5 and linux 2.6.9.  Note that they also
> > have issues w/ the MAC address after an ifrename, as well.  The original
> > bug reports can be seen here:
> This does not look like ifrename specific.. I would guess that this
> would be a card without firmware image on flash and ifrename being run
> before firmware has been downloaded, i.e., when the card MAC address is
> not yet available.

Actually, not.. After a closer look at the kernel log, this does not
seem to be downloading a firmware image.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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