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Re: [opensuse] Need Router Recommendation
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2007 07:27:20 -0500
  • Message-id: <45B9F3A8.3000300@xxxxxxxxxx>
Anders Johansson wrote:
> On Friday 26 January 2007 05:49, John Andersen wrote:
>
>> On Thursday 25 January 2007 15:43, Billie Erin Walsh wrote:
>>
>>>> Actually you have it entirely correct.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>> I asked a couple more questions. Tracie was the one actually talking to
>>> our ISP and doing the work. She said it was to clone the MAC address
>>> from the modem into the router. Something about improving communication
>>> between the two and sharing the bandwidth over the home network.
>>>
>> I suggest you speak to someone who might actually know something.
>>
>
> Aren't you sort of missing the point that whatever was done, it did actually
> work.
>
>
And aren't you missing that point that what was described is
impossible? A MAC address has absolutely nothing to do with
performance. Other than it systems that filter on MACs, it should make
absolutely no difference what address is used.

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