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Re: MAC address

Yes, I did mean local network. Thanks for the info.

From: "Reuben D. Budiardja" <techlist voyager phys utk edu>
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Subject: Re: MAC address
Date: Fri, 5 Mar 2004 10:21:46 -0500

On Friday 05 March 2004 09:22 am, Iain Robertson wrote:
> Is there a linux system call or fortran routine which will output the MAC
> address on a network card?

did you mean on your local network card?

run '/sbin/ifconfig'

you may have to parse the output just to get the MAC address (it'd be a real
pain in fortran though). I don't know any better way.

Reuben D. Budiardja
Department of Physics and Astronomy
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
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