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RE: [SLUG] Optus Cable
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- Subject: RE: [SLUG] Optus Cable
- From: "Brett Fenton" <brett.fenton@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed Oct 16 09:24:02 2002
- Reply-to: <brett.fenton@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
I could be wrong but I think that it's based on the MAC of the modem,
not the NIC.
:> -----Original Message-----
:> From: slug-admin@xxxxxxxxxxx
:> [mailto:slug-admin@xxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of
:> Stuart Guthrie @ SLUG
:> Sent: Wednesday, 16 October 2002 8:14 AM
:> To: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
:> Subject: Re: [SLUG] Optus Cable
:> > > How are they keeping track of user data if the
:> hostname is no longer
:> > > required to obtain a DHCP lease?
:> > >
:> > > Unless they can snarf some sort of data from the
:> DOCSIS modem...
:> > The MAC address of the NIC.
:> Does this mean for a $30 investment for an extra NIC you
:> can 2x your
:> bandwidth limit?
:> Maybe they're also tracking info in the cable modem via a query?
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