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RE: [Xen-users] Re: bridge interface with (initially) no ports

To: "Ferenc Wagner" <wferi@xxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-users] Re: bridge interface with (initially) no ports
From: "James Harper" <james.harper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2009 20:12:33 +1000
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Thread-topic: [Xen-users] Re: bridge interface with (initially) no ports
> > auto br-wan
> > iface br-wan inet static
> >  address x.y.z.254
> >  netmask
>   hwaddress ether xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx
> >  bridge_maxwait 0
> >  bridge_ports none
> > up ip addr add 2002:xy:xfe:3::1/64 dev $IFACE
> >
> > but of course when the br-wan interface comes up, it has no mac
> > because it has no ports yet to inherit a mac address from.
> Try adding the line above.

SIOCSIFHWADDR: Cannot assign requested address

I can't set a hardware address on a bridge, that's the whole problem.


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