[Dshield] FW: OT MAC question

Jeff Kell jeff-kell at utc.edu
Fri Mar 17 23:44:29 GMT 2006


Paul Marsh wrote:
> I've rolled out a Linksys WRT54Gx2. I'm having issues with it (I won't
> go in to it) but part of troubleshooting the problems has revealed
> outside connection attempts.  Multiples for the same two MACs every
> second, so many I'm thinking that it could be a piece of the pie eating
> up CPU cycles. 
Is it a multicast MAC?  (is the first byte odd?  as opposed to even?)
Are the 'connection attempts' to a 224.x.x.x or 239.x.x.x address?

Jeff


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