[Fwd:] Nvidia NICs with duplicate mac addresses

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Fri Sep 5 09:36:24 CDT 2008


On Fri, Sep 05, 2008 at 10:32:46AM -0400, Robert E. Seastrom wrote:
> mac address 04:4b:80:80:80:03, was showing up in multiple places  
> across the network. I googled the mac address and discovered that  
> other people are having the same issue with this mac address. Below  
> are some links describing the problem:
> 	
> http://forums.nvidia.com/index.php?showtopic=22148
> http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/archive/index.php/t-73469.html
> 
> I just wanted everyone to know about this problem in case you run  
> across similar slow "connectivity" issues. I believe the network card  
> is made by NVIDIA.

FWIW, IEEE's OUI lookup page says that's not assigned to *anyone*.

	http://standards.ieee.org/regauth/oui/index.shtml

Cheers,
-- jra
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