Nelson Guedes Paulo Junior npaulo at linux.ime.usp.br
Mon Feb 9 18:01:32 UTC 2004


I've copied my hard drive to another hard drive using dd. The machines
are almost the same, but the first one was from another person. After
the copy, I've noticed that the machine was working in the network, wich
seems impossible because I have a DHCP server witch atribute IP address per
MAC address. 

After that I've noticed that the file ifcfg-eth0 on my system had the followwing


And the MAC in there, was the MAC of the NIC of the first machine, not
the one I'm running now.

My question is, it's not a security flaw let someone change the MAC that


Nelson Guedes Paulo Junior   
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