How to change MAC address in Open Suse

Connect as a root user:

> su

Go to the following location:

> cd /etc/init.d

and edit the following file by some editor, I prefer to use vi editor.

> vi boot.local

Press “i” key, which means enabling insert mode, and then add the following entries:

/sbin/ifconfig eth0 down
/sbin/ifconfig eth0 hw ether 7F:G2:A4:30:R1:H7
/sbin/ifconfig eth0 up

7F:G2:A4:30:R1:H7 is the MAC address, enter yours.

after that click ESC key and type:


which means write and quite.

Now reboot the system :


That it, I hope this post will help someone 🙂






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