[Bridge] Re: MAC addresses on ports

Marian Jancar m.jancar at satca.net
Tue Jan 22 01:19:03 PST 2008

richardvoigt at gmail.com wrote:
> I'm pretty sure you have it nailed except for one thing... what is all
> this "higher than" another MAC address?  There's no ordering defined
> for MAC addresses, and it wouldn't matter anyway, in my experience the
> bridge takes the MAC address of the lowest-numbered port, that is the
> first one added to the bridge, without regard for the addresses.

It used to take the lowest MAC address (and effectively changing it when
you added new port with lower MAC that it had), but it seems to be changed


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