Subject: RE: Changing MAC addresses?
To: 'firstname.lastname@example.org' <email@example.com>
From: David Woyciesjes <DAW@yalepress3.unipress.yale.edu>
Date: 06/15/2000 14:27:05
That's why I like this place... always learning something...
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> Subject: Re: Changing MAC addresses?
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> >, David Woyciesjes writes:
> > If I'm correct, MAC addresses are hardwired into the chips on any
> >network interface.
> Just most. As I recall, big Sun hardware has the habit of using the same
> MAC address for *every* interface on a given box.
> > Why change the MAC address anyway? I'm confused there...
> So that a router won't be surprised at the sudden change in MAC address
> for a given host.