Some buggy drivers either
- signal success on the netlink message to change the MAC address, but the
address only actually change the address a moment later.
- fail the netlink command with ENFILE but the address actually changes.
See for example upstream https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=770456 or bug 1371478.
this is fixed upstream with
These workaround should be backported to rhel-7.3
The fix so far is not sufficient.
Needs another patch from upstream.
Back to assigned
*** Bug 1374023 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Needs another fix.
Reporter verified this workaround works as expected ( https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1374023#c30 )
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.
For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.
If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.