Re: changing MAC address questions
- From: Chuck <none@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: 10 Oct 2005 15:03:03 -0500
On Mon, 10 Oct 2005 14:04:07 -0400, James Knott <*email_address_deleted*m>
>> You absolutely must have a unique MAC address on all networked
>> devices. If you go changing this identity element, and cause a conflict,
>> you could cause yourself and other people grief.
>The MAC only has to be unique on the local network. It's irrelevant
What happens if you change it, and cause a conflict with another ISP customer?
Some ISPs that do dynamic addressing hash the MAC address to derive IP address.
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