what about 48 bits?
swmike at swm.pp.se
Sun Apr 4 10:41:34 CDT 2010
On Sun, 4 Apr 2010, jim deleskie wrote:
> I've seen duplicate addresses in the wild in the past, I assume there
> is some amount of reuse, even though they are suppose to be unique.
5 percent of the mac addresses in a ADSL population used the same MAC
address. Turned out to be some D-link device that didn't have unique
address but they all had the same, and had a feature where you could
"clone" the internal PC MAC address if you wanted to, otherwise it used
some default address.
D-link support responded to customer inquiries with "yes, we know that
they're not unique enough". Nuff said, avoid.
Mikael Abrahamsson email: swmike at swm.pp.se
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