what about 48 bits?

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Mon Apr 5 16:53:25 CDT 2010


On Mon, 05 Apr 2010 17:26:53 EDT, "Patrick W. Gilmore" said:
> I'm 3COM, I made ISA 10Base2 / 10Base5 cards in the 90s.  I run out of
> MAC addresses.  Instead of going to get more - if I even can! - I
> recycle those MAC addresses

There were several cases of production run errors from multiple vendors,
where the MAC address went 14, 15, 16, 17, 17, 17, 17, *thwack*, 18, 19....
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