Re: Public MAC address range

From: H. Peter Anvin (hpa@zytor.com)
Date: Fri Aug 15 2003 - 18:48:00 EST


Followup to: <AD59566A9D83864F871AE2E525030640050715@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
By author: "Eble, Dan" <DanE@xxxxxxxxxx>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.net
>
> OUI 00005E is assigned to the IANA. Have they given permission to assign
> these addresses locally?
>

No.

The proper address space to use is anything with bit 1 of the first
octet set to 1 (i.e. x[26ae]:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx), that's reserved for local use by IEEE.

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