[mythtv-users] Yet another motherboard Grrr. The ASUS M2N-MX SE PLUS
fatgerman at ntlworld.com
Mon Jun 23 18:42:01 UTC 2008
On Monday 23 June 2008 19:29:39 Carl Fongheiser wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 1:20 PM, Mark Greenwood <fatgerman at ntlworld.com>
> > > PCI: BIOS Bug: MCFG area at e0000000 is not E-820-reserved
> > > PCI: Not using MMCONFIG
> > > 0000:00:07.0 Invalid Mac address detected: b5:52:17:C6:1f:00
> > > Please complain to your hardware vendor. Switching to a random MAC.
> > The MAC address is the hardware address of your network adapter. This is
> > very strange, I've worked in LAN networking for 20 years
> > and never come across that. It's the right number of digits so I'm not
> > sure why it's complaining.
> I'll give you a hint: the multicast bit is set in that address. My guess is
> that the address is stored backwards.
Wow yes, how did I miss that? Glad my boss doesn't read this :) 00-ff would be a more normal start to a MAC address.
> Carl Fongheiser
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