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Mystery MAC where is it coming from?

Discussion in 'Tomato Firmware' started by FattysGoneWild, Mar 19, 2010.

  1. FattysGoneWild

    FattysGoneWild LI Guru Member

    This was in my modem log after the internet cut out for about a minute or 2.

    Mar 19 2010 15:30:27 3-Critical R02.0 No Ranging Response received - T3 time-out;CM-MAC=xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx;CMTS-MAC=xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx;CM-QOS=1.1;CM-VER=3.0;

    In Tomato. That CMTS-MAC. I found the same mac under the gateway ip address. But while the mac is practically the same. The last 2 digits are in fact different that is in my modem log I pointed out in bold. Any idea what this mac does or where its at?!? I was thinking that might be why I had that slight connection problem.
  2. rhester72

    rhester72 Network Guru Member

    What was the difference in the last MAC sequence? If it was "off" by one or two, it's still your router - the router uses three different MACs depending on which VLAN you're talking about.

  3. nate123

    nate123 Addicted to LI Member

    Your cable modem is connected to a CMTS (Cable Modem Termination System), it has a MAC and IP...
  4. FattysGoneWild

    FattysGoneWild LI Guru Member

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