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Re: [virt-tools-list] KVM mac addresses



On 03/23/2011 02:30 PM, Steve Thompson wrote:
> On Wed, 23 Mar 2011, Cole Robinson wrote:
> 
>> On 03/23/2011 02:07 PM, Steve Thompson wrote:
>>> In virt-manager(1), it says that the MAC address for KVM virtual machines
>>> should begin "54:52:00". Am I right in thinking that this is a little wrong,
>>> and that it should be "52:54:00"?
>>
>> We've fixed a few bugs with default MAC prefixes over the past year, so it's
>> probably fixed upstream. What virt-manager and virtinst version are you using?
>> And where exactly in virt-manager are you seeing this?
> 
> I'm using CentOS 5.5 x86_64 and looking at the virt-manager man page from
> python-virtinst-0.400.3-9.el5_5.1. It is a statement in the man page's
> description of the --mac option. If one creates a VM and defaults the MAC
> address, it does indeed get set to 52:54:00:xx:xx:xx.
> 

I assume you mean the virt-install man page, not virt-manager? Anyways, the
man page is correct upstream now, the centos version is a bit old though.

Thanks,
Cole


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