Not quite current CPU sources
tleslie-RBVUpeUoHUc at public.gmane.org
Thu Jul 3 00:48:05 UTC 2008
you can change the MAC address you know. Atleast on 3Com i have.
I think on most you can.
give it a go, issue the
ifconfig <interface> hw <class> <address>
command and away you go.
On Wed, 2 Jul 2008 15:44:08 -0400
"Colin McGregor" <colin.mc151-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org> wrote:
> I am looking for a Socket A (aka: Socket 462) AMD CPU chip / heat-sink
> /fan (i.e.: Athlon XP chips)... Who in the city sells these not-quite
> current CPU chips?
> Bit of background, last month I bought an ASUS M2N-MX SE PLUS (with an
> appropriate AM2 CPU / memory / etc), which was shipped defective as
> far as I was concerned, the MAC address for the built in network port
> was b5:52:17:C6:1f:00 (for those who don't know why this is defective,
> look up multicast MAC addresses). This meant this motherboard was
> TOTALLY useless for the one reason I got this motherboard (a diskless
> front end box for my MythTV system). I have grumbled loudly at ASUS,
> got an RMA number, and as I write the motherboard is in transit to
> ASUS to get fixed.
> In the mean time I want a diskless box ASAP, and I am in no mood to
> spend anything more than pocket change to get said box running
> (spending bucks to ship a defective motherboard has left me feeling a
> bit grumpy). I have gotten a used (and long story, but free)
> motherboard that uses Socket A (aka: Socket 462) CPUs. I hope, but
> have not tested, the motherboard, so I hope works. My goal is to have
> the client up and running by the end of this weekend. This way I will
> have something until ASUS repairs their motherboard...
> So, back to the start point, suggestions as to who would have Socket A
> (aka: Socket 462) CPUs for dirt cheap?
> Colin McGregor
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