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Determine MAC address of network card

Determine MAC address of network card

Determine MAC address of network card

I have a Pentium 3 box which I want to make into a smoothwall firewall device (www.smoothwall.org).  It has onboard networking and I will be installing 2 additional network cards, one for the trusted LAN zone and one for the DMZ.

The two cards I have to hand do not have any indication of the MAC address on them.  

I know I can install the cards onto my xp machine and use ipconfig, but is there any way I can find out the MAC address without having to fiddle with an existing box or install an operating system onto the P3 box.

I created a boot floppy and copied ipconfig.exe onto it, but it appears you cannot run ipconfig in dos.

Can anyone suggest a method/utility I could try?


RE: Determine MAC address of network card

For anyone's interest, I solved this by downloading a bootable linux cd (Knoppix) which loads quickly, and then used the ifconfig command.

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