[linux-dvb] What is the MAC of a DVB card?

Andrea mariofutire at googlemail.com
Thu Jan 31 00:36:28 CET 2008


Hi,

I've always wanted to ask, but always forgotten...

I've got a Hauppauge WinTV NOVA T USB2 and it has a MAC address.

What is it useful for? Was it an attempt to access the card over the network?
Just curiosity.

usb 4-4: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 3
usb 4-4: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
dvb-usb: found a 'Hauppauge WinTV-NOVA-T usb2' in cold state, will try to load a firmware
dvb-usb: downloading firmware from file 'dvb-usb-nova-t-usb2-02.fw'
usbcore: registered new interface driver dvb_usb_nova_t_usb2
usb 4-4: USB disconnect, address 3
dvb-usb: generic DVB-USB module successfully deinitialized and disconnected.
usb 4-4: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 4
usb 4-4: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
dvb-usb: found a 'Hauppauge WinTV-NOVA-T usb2' in warm state.
dvb-usb: will pass the complete MPEG2 transport stream to the software demuxer.
DVB: registering new adapter (Hauppauge WinTV-NOVA-T usb2)

dvb-usb: MAC address: 00:0b:34:ef:12:a6 <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

DVB: registering frontend 0 (DiBcom 3000MC/P)...
input: IR-receiver inside an USB DVB receiver as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1d.7/usb4/4-4/input/input9
dvb-usb: schedule remote query interval to 100 msecs.
dvb-usb: Hauppauge WinTV-NOVA-T usb2 successfully initialized and connected.



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