[e2e] use of MAC addresses

Detlef Bosau detlef.bosau at web.de
Wed Apr 19 09:07:14 PDT 2006

Charles M. Hannum wrote:

> Actually, even 1000 nodes on a single Ethernet starts to get problematic
> in practice -- even in a star topology (where you don't necessarily have
> collision problems), you get nailed by ARP probes pretty quickly.

Hm. May I play the advocatus diaboly here?

If we only use Ethernet addresses and no IP - where are the ARP probes 
then? ;-)


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