[Fwd:] Nvidia NICs with duplicate mac addresses

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Fri Sep 5 10:09:26 CDT 2008


On Fri, Sep 05, 2008 at 08:02:27AM -0700, Kevin Oberman wrote:
> From: "Jay R. Ashworth" <jra at baylink.com>
> > FWIW, IEEE's OUI lookup page says that's not assigned to *anyone*.
> > 
> > 	http://standards.ieee.org/regauth/oui/index.shtml
> 
> No, the IEEE page does not say anything. For many years IEEE considered
> OUIs to be confidential by default. IEEE would list the OUI only if a
> box was checked on the application for the OUI. At some point the
> default was changes to make the OUIs public, but existing "private"
> entries remain private.

Ah, then you're correct; I characterised it worng.  Thanks for the
clarification; I hadn't realised that.

Cheers,
-- jra
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