Subject: Re: netstat -i -n gives wrong network number
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
From: Erik E. Fair <>
List: tech-net
Date: 04/21/1999 14:19:47
At 13:10 -0700 4/21/99, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:

>I still dont know... but why are the MAC adresses identical? Ethernets are
>not supposed to do this, unless you use DECnet, in which case a different
>Ethernet address would be used (AA-00-04-00-XY-ZW).

Sun SPARC systems use the same MAC address on all ethernet interfaces, and
yes, this is allowed by the Ethernet specification.