[CentOS-virt] KVM Guest not using MAC address specified in XML file

Mon Jan 11 14:36:06 UTC 2010
Neil Aggarwal <neil at JAMMConsulting.com>


I have a server running Centos 5.4 with KVM.

When I specify a MAC address in a guest's XML file:
    <interface type='bridge'>
      <mac address='00:00:00:00:10:67'/>
      <source bridge='br0'/>
      <target dev='v1067'/>

I get a different answer from ifconfig:
v1067     Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr D2:7A:F7:E5:09:B0

Any ideas why the address is different?


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