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Re: [Xen-users] Interface incrementation problem

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  • From: Andy Smith <andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2007 14:12:11 +0000
  • Delivery-date: Thu, 05 Apr 2007 07:11:06 -0700
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On Thu, Apr 05, 2007 at 11:11:48AM +0200, Radek Antoniuk wrote:
> When I'm putting:
> vif = [ ' bridge=xenbr0' ]
> in the config file, every restart of the virtual machine, the mac
> address is changed. Because of that, I get, eth0 after first run, then
> eth1 (with no eth0), then eth2... and so on.
> That is not good.

It's because of udev, creating persistent device names based on
MAC address.

And the solution is:
> The problem is solvable via setting the MAC explicitly in the vif
> syntax, but that is not comfortable while doing a lot of new machines
> often.

Why are you not comfortable with this?  I generally find it
essential for management purposes that each domain has a stable MAC
address that is used by it and only it.


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