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RE: [Xen-users] Connect vif to vif with a bridge. MAC failure.

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Subject: RE: [Xen-users] Connect vif to vif with a bridge. MAC failure.
From: "Wim Bonis" <bonis@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2005 17:15:48 +0200
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Thread-topic: [Xen-users] Connect vif to vif with a bridge. MAC failure.
> First domU MacAddress in config file other than aa:00:00:00:00:xx.
> Second aa:00:00:00:00:11
> One bridge with no ethx connected but with the ip
> Second can ping
> First not.
> I tried everything. Changing the distros configs itself. 
> Changing the hostname. Some variations in the order i added 
> the doms to the bridge, I really dont know what to do anymore.
> So the last thing i tried was to set the mac from the first 
> dom to one of the form aa:00:00:00:00:xx. And it works. Now 
> even the first dom can ping the second. Nice.
> But why?

Mac adresses staring with the first two or three bits set are something
special (broadcast,multicast ... )

Please let you mac Address start with 00: or at least 0x: and try again.

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