Re: ethtool documentation

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Wed Aug 07 2002 - 06:47:43 EST

On Wed, 2002-08-07 at 02:57, Richard B. Johnson wrote:
> > DECnet used dynamically assigned MAC addresses from the beginning and
> > Digital (now Compaq (now HP)) were one of the creators of the original
> > DIX ethernet standard
> >
> > Thats why several boards allow you to have a pair of receiving MAC
> > addresses.
> >
> That's not the MAC address. That's the multicast hash. They are
> different. The MAC address says who you are. The multicast hash

No thats a unicast address not a multicast hash entry. Go read the
Decnet protocol specifications

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