3.4. Ethernet parameters

Table 3.6 lists the Ethernet instantiation-time parameters that you can change.

The syntax to use in a configuration file or on the command line is:

motherboard.smsc_91c111_0.parameter=value

Table 3.6. Ethernet configuration parameters

ParameterDescriptionTypeValuesDefault
enabledHost interface connection enabledbooleantrue or falsefalse
mac_addressHost/model MAC addressstringSee mac_address parameter00:02:f7:ef:31:11
promiscuousPut host into promiscuous mode, for example when sharing the Ethernet controller with the host OS.booleantrue or falsetrue

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