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Re: wireless traffic

  • From: Kevin Oberman
  • Date: Fri Nov 09 13:29:16 2001

> Date: Fri, 09 Nov 2001 09:45:50 -0800
> From: Rodney Thayer <rodney@tillerman.to>
> Sender: owner-nanog@merit.edu
> 
> 
> based on the reply stream so far I guess there aren't really that
> many "standards lawyers" here.
> 
> IEEE maintains a list of "AUI prefixes".  You can get a copy
> various places, I'd start with www.iana.org.  Or, walk around
> your organization and your local computer store and write down the
> first three bytes on the mac address listed on the box (assuming
> they document it on the box)

The problem with this is that manufacturers have the option of not
allowing the IEEE to disclose this and many (most) wireless card
makers also make wired cards that share the same AUI prefix.

R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
E-mail: oberman@es.net			Phone: +1 510 486-8634




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