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.