[SWLUG] "invalid" mac address... (just curious)
mark at qtrac.eu
Tue Feb 1 09:31:18 UTC 2011
On Mon, 31 Jan 2011 11:33:56 -0000 (GMT)
"Chris King" <swlug at csking.co.uk> wrote:
> On Mon, January 31, 2011 11:02, Mark Summerfield wrote:
> > Hi,
> > (1)
> > I have a Netgear router (N150 DGN1000), and (7 months after my Dell
> > Hell) I've now bought an Acer Aspire One 255 (every bit of which
> > I've tried so far works fine out of the box with Ubuntu 10.10).
> That's definitely weird - most ethernet devices start "00:" as you've
> noticed and some higher numbers are used for special cases
> (historically DEC used AA:00:0 for some of their stuff), but
> this is legit:
> Compal Electronics is an OEM for Acer and a number of other
OK, thanks for the info.
> The DGN1000 router is notorious for dropping wireless connections - so
> this is unlikely to be an Ubuntu problem.
Oh, that's very disappointing.
Mark Summerfield, Qtrac Ltd, www.qtrac.eu
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