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Re: [Xen-users] CentOS 5.0 ifcfg-eth0 gets renamed on boot

To: Amos Shapira <amos.shapira@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] CentOS 5.0 ifcfg-eth0 gets renamed on boot
From: Stephan Seitz <s.seitz@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2007 09:38:09 +0100
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Amos Shapira schrieb:
> Hello,
> I created a CentOS 5.0 x86_64 guest under Debian Etch with Xen 3.0.3 and
> it boots fine except for one re-occuring problem - whenever it boots the
> /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 script gets renamed to .bak
> and doesn't configure the ethernet device.

you should set a mac address in your domU config file.

vif  = [ 'mac=00:00:cb:62:fd:7f,bridge=xenbr0' ]

otherwise the interface changes it's mac every time the domU is brought up.

> Here is the content of this file:
> TYPE=Ethernet
> DEVICE=eth0
> BOOTPROTO=static
> ONBOOT=yes
> IPADDR= <>
> Looks pretty standard to me.
> When I boot the system to single-user mode the file is still there but
> when I ^D to go to multi-user the file gets renamed at some stage.
> A simple "mv ifcfg-eth0.bak ifcfg-eth0" and "service network restart"
> fixes the problem but it's still very annoying to have to do that every
> time i reboot the system (luckily these are just test/dev machines for
> now).
> I tried to follow the output of the boot in the console but can't see
> anything wrong, and can't find what in the world could do this renaming
> at boot time.
> What am I missing?
> Thanks,
> --Amos
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