<networking> (Or "MAC address") The physical address identifying an
individual Ethernet controller board. An Ethernet addess is a 48-bit number
aabbccddeeff where a-f are hexadecimal digits. The first 24 bits, aabbcc,
identify the manufacturer of the controller. The Ethernet address is hard-wired
on some controllers, stored in a ROM on some, and others allow it to be changed
from software. It is usually written as six hexadecimal numbers, e.g.
See also ARP, Internet address.
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