[Freedombox-discuss] Without software collusion

Tim Schmidt timschmidt at gmail.com
Thu Jun 28 20:25:29 UTC 2012

On Thu, Jun 28, 2012 at 4:23 PM, Ben Mendis <dragonwisard at gmail.com> wrote:
> What Tim is saying is that while the vPro control packets seem
> "out-of-band" to the receiving computer (becaues they bypass the OS/CPU
> of the receiver) they are not "out-of-band" to the intermediate
> computers and devices on the network. Any router or other computer on
> the network would see them and process them like any other network
> traffic. The raw Ethernet frame can be sniffed and analyzed with
> Wireshark or similar tools. The frame itself still has to follow all the
> rules of how packets are processed at layers 1 through 3 of the OSI
> model when they traverse switches and routers on the network.



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