[CentOS] centos 5 is reporting invalid mac address

Wed Apr 18 18:18:48 UTC 2007
Jerry Geis <geisj at pagestation.com>

I have not see this before...
Installing centos 5 on m2n-mx motherboard the onboard forcedeth
driver loads and says invalid mac address "97:42:40:F3:18:00"

Anyone else ever seen this before? Is it fixable? I went to support.asus.com
and searched for "invalid mac address" they say sorry no data.