Subject: Re: bpf write() to local host
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <email@example.com>
From: Johnny Billquist <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/21/2003 13:24:03
On Tue, 21 Jan 2003, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 21, 2003 at 11:58:14AM +0000, David Laight wrote:
> > > What, no DECnet Phase V?
> > Isn't that the one that requires 'locally administered' MAC addresses
> > for all the cards?
> no, that's DECnet phase III-IV (I don't know whether I and II had Ethernet).
Actually, it's just phase IV. Phase III didn't have ethernet support
> DECnet phase V is OSI based, I've read, but I've never seen it alive, so
> I can't tell whether this changes MAC addresses.
It changes the MAC address if it's also in the Phase IV domain, otherwise
But Phase V isn't that interesting to have, since we're only talking VMS
then. And those machines might as well play tcp/ip as well.
Phase IV means a lot of other DEC machines, so that would be nice.
(Linux have DECnet phase IV, but it's so lousy it's unusable.)
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