Re: Ether types...


Henry Spencer (attcan!utzoo!henry@uunet.uu.net)
9 Aug 88 17:44:51 GMT


In article <88Aug7.130257hst.4295@dorsai.ics.hawaii.edu> torben@DORSAI.ICS.HAWAII.EDU ("Torben N. Nielsen") writes:
>Anyone happen to know if there're legitimate reasons for sending to yourself
>onan Ethernet? That is, Ethernet packets where the source and the destination
>address are identical? Seems pointless since as far as I know, you cannot read
>packets you yourself transmitted off of the wire..... Am I wrong?

Whether you can hear yourself send is very much dependent on your Ethernet
controller. Some can, some can't.

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