ETH_HW_ADDR_RANDOM(9) Network device support ETH_HW_ADDR_RANDOM(9)

NAME eth_hw_addr_random - Generate software assigned random Ethernet and set device flag

SYNOPSIS void eth_hw_addr_random(struct net_device * dev);

ARGUMENTS dev pointer to net_device structure

DESCRIPTION Generate a random Ethernet address (MAC) to be used by a net device and set addr_assign_type so the state can be read by sysfs and be used by userspace.

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