Re: function to get mac address in kernel

From: Sarada Seshadri (sarada@ece.iisc.ernet.in)
Date: Mon May 28 2001 - 00:18:08 EST


> What is the way to read the /proc filesystem from the kernel ?
>
> I cannot "ping" the machine since i am writing this code in the kernel. It
> should just look for the mac address of an ethernet device and return it.

A user space program could get this info by an `ioctl (SIOCGIFHWADDR).' If
you look at the corresponding kernel code you could find a clue.

-Sarada

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