what about 48 bits?

Scott Howard scott at doc.net.au
Sun Apr 4 23:29:44 CDT 2010


On Sun, Apr 4, 2010 at 9:17 PM, A.B. Jr. <skandor at gmail.com> wrote:

> While most of end user devices work with temporarily assigned IP addresses,
> or even with RFC1918 behind a NAT, very humble ethernet devices come from
> factory with a PERMANENTE unique mac address.


Just don't tell Greenpeace - I don't think we're quite at the state yet
where we need to start recycling the MAC addresses from thrown out CPE
routers.  Plus I'm sure the CA government will be more than happy to add a
$4/device recycling fee for anything sold with a MAC address if they find
out about it.

  Scott

(PS, I've run out of Popcorn - anyone got to share?)



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