On Thu, Mar 22, 2018 at 02:45:07PM +0000, Darac Marjal wrote: > So, what about locally-created Ethernet devices (e.g. Virtual Machine > interfaces, or devices without a burned-in MAC address)? For these, > you don't need to apply for your own OUI. The MAC address standard > states that if the second-least-significant bit of the first octet is > 1, then the whole MAC address is "locally administered". Thus, if your > MAC address starts with "x2", "x6", "xA" or "xE" (where x is any > digit), then it is locally-adminsitered and, in theory, it is up to > you to ensure uniqueness (at least, unique within the boundary of your > Ethernet domain). Also x3, x7, xB and xF - but those should only be used for multicast addressing. Cheers, Tom -- Who messed with my anti-paranoia shot?
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