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Re: [Xen-users] Random Mac addresses on Dom0

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Random Mac addresses on Dom0
From: Rainer Sokoll <rainer@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 29 May 2008 21:07:04 +0200
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On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 12:00:20PM -0600, Greg Miller wrote:
> I am running Centos 5.1 and have built Xen 3.2.1 from mercurial. It starts
> fine but uses a random Mac on every restart resulting in a new IP on every
> reboot as well. Is there a solution? I would prefer the h/w mac for the
> interface. Other info: AMD x2-4200, 4GB RAM, SATA, single Ethernet
> (nForce/forcedeth)
> My guess is that modules are loading in the wrong order, but I have no idea
> what the proper order would be or how to specify that.
> Greg
>  [root@localhost lib]# dmesg

> 0000:00:07.0: Invalid Mac address detected: 4f:91:e5:db:19:00
> Please complain to your hardware vendor. Switching to a random MAC.

Maybe you can switch to another NIC?


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