[Bridge] Bridge MAC selection

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Wed Jun 11 21:51:35 PDT 2008


> > There any side effects with the following patch?
> 
> Not for you. But if it got changed now, it would surprise the 
> existing users (change in ABI behaviour).  
> 
> So if you need a particular mac address, you can set it with 
> other tools (ip or ifconfig).

You are right, I can set the Hw address with ifconfig - but 
any 'brctl addif' later resets the address, so that is simply not 
usable.

- Dietmar 



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