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Old 08-01-2015, 11:10 PM   #1
chakka.lokesh
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distinguish wired NIC or wireless NIC in C language


for a given ethernet NIC hardware address, is there a way I can distinguish if it is wired or wireless ?
I can't distinguish basing on name as name can be custom assigned.
 
Old 08-02-2015, 02:53 AM   #2
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There are numerous approaches/answers online if you care to search. I'm not a programmer, but here's some C code which should do the job...

https://gist.github.com/edufelipe/6108057
 
  


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