[Nottingham] Weird Stuff

Paul Sladen nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk
Fri Sep 6 18:35:01 2002

On Fri, 6 Sep 2002, Paul Sladen wrote:
> On Fri, 6 Sep 2002, Guangyue Liu wrote:
> [...] The reply then comes back from the a `Known' address to the
> limited-broadcast address, but with the correct MAC address of the
> device that sent the request; [...]

I meant ``with the random xid matching the request sent by the client.''
We're still at the initial phase which is why the limited broadcast address
is still being used, the MAC address is contained within the packet itself.

E&OE and apologies for replying to myself,

Nottingham, GB