Determining Ethernet HW Address

Grant Edwards nobody at nowhere.nohow
Fri Mar 31 05:26:42 CEST 2000


In article <38e4e401.16607739 at news.btx.dtag.de>, Stefan Franke wrote:
>On Thu, 30 Mar 2000 20:54:23 GMT, grant at nowhere. (Grant Edwards)
>wrote:
>
>>I'm still curious of what use the Ethernet address is to an
>>application?  
>
>Perhaps globally unique random number generation?
>

My Ethernet addresses aren't random -- they're all quite predictable.
In fact, they read the same each time I check them.  Not too useful for
random number generation.

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