[Fwd: [Bug 616517] libvirt should not use the MAC address assigned to tap devices/vnet interfaces by the TAP/TUN driver.]

Tim Small tim at seoss.co.uk
Wed Jul 21 04:16:18 CDT 2010


Andreas Rogge wrote:
>  The bridge-interface will lose network
> connectivity because it changes its MAC.
>   


Perhaps this is a bug in the Linux bridging code?  Shouldn't "brctl
setportprio" be used to force the MAC of the bridge to be the same MAC
as the physical port - then it wouldn't change....  Didn't work last
time I tried this tho (which I thought was probably a bug), and it's not
particularly well documented, so I may have the wrong end of the stick here.

Tim.



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