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Date:      Sun, 8 Oct 1995 09:39:28 +0100 (MET)
From:      Christoph Kukulies <kuku@gilberto.physik.rwth-aachen.de>
To:        fenner@parc.xerox.com (Bill Fenner)
Cc:        terry@lambert.org, kuku@gilberto.physik.rwth-aachen.de, freebsd-questions@freefall.freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: vendor bytes (ethernet address, a list?)
Message-ID:  <199510080839.JAA16070@gilberto.physik.rwth-aachen.de>
In-Reply-To: <95Oct7.195211pdt.177475@crevenia.parc.xerox.com> from "Bill Fenner" at Oct 7, 95 07:52:08 pm

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> 
> In message <199510051843.LAA02340@phaeton.artisoft.com> you write:
> >Yes.  Xerox does, since they assign them.
> 
> Actually, Xerox still assigns ethertypes, but the IEEE assigns vendor ranges.
> 
> >You can purchase the list from Xerox.  8-(.
> 
> You can check ftp://ftp.ieee.org/info/stds/info.stds.oui , and also RFC1700.
> They are both incomplete but do not fully intersect.
> 
> Unfortunately, neither one lists 00-40-af, the original request.
> 

Thanks for the detailed info. It turned out that 00-40-af-xx-xx-xx was
a Dec Laser printer (server).


> You could try contacting:
> 
>         IEEE Registration Authority
>         IEEE Standards Department
>         445 Hoes Lane, P.O. Box 1331
>         Piscataway NJ   08844-1331
>         phone:  (908)562-3813
>         Fax:    (909)562-1571
>         Email:  i.ringel@ieee.org
> 
> but since info.stds.oui claims to list all publically available information
> you might not get a whole lot of help from them.
> 
>   Bill
> 

--Chris Christoph P. U. Kukulies kuku@gil.physik.rwth-aachen.de



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