[linux-dvb] MAC addresses of DVB devices

Bernd Oefinger bernd at oefinger.de
Thu Mar 31 19:47:14 CEST 2005

Am Donnerstag, 31. März 2005 19:05 schrieb Andreas Oberritter:
> On Thu, 2005-03-31 at 17:45 +0200, Patrick Boettcher wrote:
> > Some of the USBs device I'm working on have a MAC-address. Up to now, I 
> > was ignoring it, but in order to complete the dvb-usb-lib I would like to 
> > implement the necessary steps for MAC-addresses (beside of reading it).
> > 
> > Now I'm wondering, what are the necessary steps? Just to printk it? Or do 
> > I have to store it "somewhere else".
> Just copy it to dvb_adapter->proposed_mac. It will then become the
> default MAC address of a dvb_net device.
Just because I am curious: What is the MAC on a DVB card used for?
Everytime I watched the kernel logs I was wondering why my DVB card
needs a MAC.


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