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Old 11-28-2008, 04:08 AM   #1
av.dubey
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two mac address of one machine


i am having two ethernet ports on my desktop..
now when i do ifconfig -a it shows me like this

eth0 with its details and one mac address

eth1 with its details and one separate mac address

i want to know why its showing two mac addresses of one machine..
 
Old 11-28-2008, 04:21 AM   #2
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MAC addresses are not fo your machine but of your ethernet cards. And because you have two lan cards, it will show you mac addresses corresponding to each card.
 
  


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