Subject: Re: bpf write() to local host
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/21/2003 09:02:59
At 04:20 AM 1/21/2003, 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).

Phase III didn't have Ethernet either.

>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.

Only if you enable PhaseIV compatibility.

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