Date: Thu, 25 May 2017 11:07:52 -0400 From: Rik van Riel <riel@...hat.com> To: intrigeri <intrigeri@...m.org>, kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Patch for random mac address On Thu, 2017-05-25 at 09:31 +0200, intrigeri wrote: > Hi, > > HacKurx: > > Because this would be useful for distributions like Tails, Subgraph > > OS, Kali Linux and other ... > > For what it's worth, it's unlikely that Tails ever uses this unless > it > can be controlled at runtime from userspace: we need to give users an > option to disable MAC address randomization, because it breaks > network > connectivity in some cases. That suggests maybe this kind of functionality should be implemented in userspace, instead? Maybe in NetworkManager, or whatever Tails uses to manage the network. After all, setting the MAC address to something else is already supported by the kernel... -- All rights reversed Download attachment "signature.asc" of type "application/pgp-signature" (474 bytes)
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