[CentOS] 5.2-5.3 Xen upgrade weirdness
timo.schoeler at riscworks.net
Wed Apr 1 14:15:12 UTC 2009
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thus Tom Diehl spake:
| Has anyone tried upgrading xen domu's from 5.2 to 5.3? I just did a
| yum upgrade glibc & yum upgrade yum. All appeared to go well but when I
| rebooted and tried to connect to the network, I could not. Looking at
| /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts I see that the that there is now an
| and an ifcfg-eth0.bak. ifcfg-eth0 now contains configuration for a
| configured interface and ifcfg-eth0.bak has the old static config
| In addition, the mac address of the interface has also been changed. I
| everything back but I would like to know if this behavior is
deliberate? If so
| how do I revert whatever is making the changes so that this does not
| I have software on some of my domu's that requires me to go get new
| keys when mac addresses or ip addresses change.
| So far in my limited testing this only seems to happen on the domu.
| seems to be OK, although I have not yet rebooted it.
| I did not see anything in the release notes.
you can nail the MAC addresses of the domU's in /etc/xen/auto/config-file:
(see 'Additional Notes', also). If not set here, they will change every
reboot (create, destroy) of domU.
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