[nSLUG] Re: MAC-address/router question
mspencer at tallships.ca
Fri Dec 9 01:29:58 AST 2005
me> My router's web-based admin interface says its MAC address is
rmckay> Does it say which MAC address?
No. And it only mentions one.
rmckay> The ethernet and radio interfaces certainly will have
rmckay> different MAC addresses (although they are likely to be close
rmckay> to each other if they were both allocated by the same
+ The radio interface of the router that my wireless card accesses and
+ The cable ethernet interface of the same router that my cabled
will "certainly have different MAC addresses"? Do I have that right?
Huh. I didn't know that. Never even thought of it. I guess it makes
sense. I was thinking of the router ethernet interface as a single
device that could do ethernet over either cable or radio. From what
you say, that's the wrong concept. Guess I need to read some RFCs on
how wireless works.
Michael Spencer Nova Scotia, Canada .~.
mspencer at tallships.ca /( )\
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