[En-Nut-Discussion] trable with change MAC.

Dusan Ferbas dferbas at etech.cz
Thu Sep 15 15:09:47 CEST 2005

Hi Andrey,

you can get rid of the old MAC at your PC from command line with
arp -d IP_address

After that (or after a timeout for approx 6 minutes) you should be able to
ping also after only 1 reboot.


> Harald Kipp:
>> AFAIK, it's not possible to change the MAC address without
>> reboot.
>> Furthermore, your pinging PC might get confused too unless
>> you remove the old ARP entry.
>> Harald
> Yes. I understand, that it is impossible to replace MAC without reboot
of the device.
> The problem in that after first reboot the device occurs in ARP table
with new MAC, but ping on it does not work.
> Ping works only after second reboot. 8 (
> PS:
> Unfortunately English not my native language, is possible I was not
correctly expressed.

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