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Question DHCP and manually set MAC address 

Forum: PCMCIA Network Adapter Issues
Date: 2000, Apr 12
From: Andreas Hotz ahotz

To use my laptop on the company network, I have to use DHCP. No problem so far. But I have to use DHCP with a manually configured MAC address. Don't ask me why this is so, it just is that way. The DHCP server won't answer me with thy MAC address burned into the adapter.

I could not find a suitable variable in the PCMCIA config scripts. I think I have to tweak a little with ifconfig. Maybe in the start_fn function in network.opts? Or should I change config instead. Any tips which is the best way to do it?

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1. None There has got to be another way by David Hinds, 2000, Apr 12
1. More I agree, however... by Andreas Hotz, 2000, Apr 13
(_ None Ok, maybe I don't know what I'm talking about by David Hinds, 2000, Apr 13
2. Ok It works! by Andreas Hotz, 2000, Apr 17

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