Allowing CARP to use arbitrary OUI prefix and allocating block from FreeBSD's OUI space assignment for that

George Neville-Neil gnn at
Sun May 11 20:30:37 UTC 2014

On May 8, 2014, at 16:04 , Gleb Smirnoff <glebius at> wrote:

>  Eygene, 
> On Thu, May 08, 2014 at 12:10:48PM +0400, Eygene Ryabinkin wrote:
> E>  - I'll do a patch for carp(4) that will allow it to use configurable
> E>    OUI from a sysctl knob (first 5 bytes of OUI);
> Please no sysctl knobs. This should be configurable via ifconfig(8)
> per vhid.

Agree, please do this via ifconfig.

> P.S. Sorry for being silent on all legal and administrative questions.

Whereas I don’t have to be silen on this.  Several of us are in discussions
about how to address the OUI allocation issue.  Hopefully we’ll have something


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