[Gllug] PCI ADSL2+ Cards

Andy Millar andy at andymillar.co.uk
Tue Jan 18 09:44:29 UTC 2011

On Tue, 2011-01-18 at 00:07 +0000, John Edwards wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 17, 2011 at 11:57:47PM +0000, general_email at technicalbloke.com wrote:
> > On 17/01/11 00:27, John Edwards wrote:
> >> For that you would need to know the MAC address of the router.
> >> Hopefully printed on the device, but not always.
> > 
> > That's why I suggested they run sudo lshw -class network, that should
> > list both the logical name and mac address of the device.
> That only works for devices that are connected to the host by a
> hardware bus (eg PCI or USB).
> In the case it looks like only the NIC is connected to the PCI bus,
> but the router itself is not. You can even set a jumper to disable
> the NIC and use an external RJ45 socket instead.


> Router - Virtual Ethernet - NIC - PCI bus - OS


> I can not be sure that this is completely true as I do not have one of
> these devices, but have investigated them a bit as they looked useful
> in a custom firewall for some clients.



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