wpa supplicant after wifi wlan0 mac change

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wpa supplicant after wifi wlan0 mac change

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vladimirchernin
Contributor II

hi!

we are working with imx6ull/ul  and I am trying to change default mac address of wifi wlan0 by using Linux macchanger  app or

ifconfig wlan0 hw ether mac address 

wpa supplicant cannot to connect to access point it cannot get a dhcp address from the server because

its trying to use old mac address.

I dont want to burn mac to efuses and need to do it in software

Thanks

Vladimir

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igorpadykov
NXP TechSupport
NXP TechSupport

Hi Vladimir

one can try to use suggestions for changing mac address described in

sect.43.3.2 Getting a MAC Address attached Linux Manual.

Best regards
igor
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