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 From:  "Jonathan De Graeve" <Jonathan dot De dot Graeve at imelda dot be>
 To:  "Kris Maglione" <bsdaemon at comcast dot net>
 Cc:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall-dev] Making interface assignments more resilient
 Date:  Mon, 7 Nov 2005 11:08:50 +0100
On Mon, Nov 07, 2005 at 04:19:58AM +0300, Pavel A. Grodek wrote:
>(after all, there
>are providers out there who allow only certain MACs to connect from
>the user's side), so giving MAC priority should be more useful here.
>That's reason enough for me.

I vote for mac-address. Since that's the only thing that is easy to find:

1° The nic board itself has a tag with the mac (never seen one without it)
2° your switch always works on l2 and tells you the mac, and never the chipset ;)
3° Some providers indeed lock internet access on MAC.