The tale of a single MAC

Suresh Ramasubramanian ops.lists at
Sat Jan 1 21:40:38 CST 2011

I've seen duplicate MAC addresses but only on no name made in china
NICs installed on cheap (assembled from parts) PCs at a school
computer lab.

On Sun, Jan 2, 2011 at 9:03 AM, Graham Wooden <graham at> wrote:
> In the last 15 years of being in IT, I have never encountered a ³burned-in²
> duplicated MACs across two physically different machines.  What are the
> odds, that HP would dup¹d them and that both would eventually end up at my
> shop?  Or maybe this type of thing isn¹t big of deal... ?

Suresh Ramasubramanian (ops.lists at

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