> Just knowing that a squeezebox is at a particular IP isn't that helpful
> because it doesn't tell you for sure that it's connected to the right
> server (could even be connected to remote server).

Yup. But from Jeff's post I gathered he was just interested if the
device is up or not.

> BTW you can tell from the MAC address if it's a squeezebox. Our MAC
> prefix is 000420, and squeezebox MACs are 00042005xxxx. Also you can
> tell if its connected by ethernet or wireless. Our wireless addresses
> are odd and ethernet are even.

Then again, MAC addresses are hard to come by when you're a router hop
away :-). But recognizing a SlimDevice by its MAC address is of course
a handy trick.