Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Strip Ethernet broadcast / locally administered flags from a
From: Joerg Mayer <[email protected]>
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2007 16:26:23 +0200
On Wed, Aug 15, 2007 at 03:31:08PM +0200, Sake Blok wrote:
> I can't imagine myself situations where you locally assign an 
> address and still be interested in the manufacturor of the card
> from which the mac was used as seed. I usually use a BCD encoded
> vlan-tag-number as the LA-mac, this would result in something
> like "Local_00:01:30" for vlan 130 :-)

I don't think that's a good idea. Just leave the number in there,
because otherwise addresses local_00:01:02 and local_00:01:02 would look
the same, while the first local might have a value of 36:37:38 and
the second local value might be 02:00:00


Joerg Mayer                                           <[email protected]>
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