Networking 101 (Part Two)

By Patrick Hunter — From the perspective of the customer’s Internet service, the cable modem doesn’t have an IP address and does not route IP packets. But we do know that the cable modem has a NIC to which the customer’s computer is connected. So, if it has a NIC, then it has a MAC address as well! But remember, when we discussed the fact that the customer’s computer would have the MAC address of the default gateway as the destination MAC address

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