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Bug 594591 - virt-v2v: different mac address in converted guest from Xen
Summary: virt-v2v: different mac address in converted guest from Xen
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: virt-v2v
Version: 5.5
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Matthew Booth
QA Contact: Virtualization Bugs
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-05-21 05:53 UTC by Nan Zhang
Modified: 2010-09-06 09:16 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2010-09-06 09:16:17 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)
rhel5u5-32b-pv-raw-intel.xml (deleted)
2010-07-06 06:20 UTC, Nan Zhang
no flags Details

Description Nan Zhang 2010-05-21 05:53:11 UTC
Description of problem:
There is different mac address in converted guest, it will lead to guest's network interface(eth0) down.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
virt-v2v -i libvirtxml -op v2v-test /mnt/V2V_image/xen-image/intel/rhel5u5-32b-pv-raw-intel.xml
Actual results:
Fail to start up network interface(eth0).

Expected results:
Keeping the same mac address after conversion.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Matthew Booth 2010-06-30 13:37:22 UTC
Could you please attach the contents of /mnt/V2V_image/xen-image/intel/rhel5u5-32b-pv-raw-intel.xml?

Comment 2 Nan Zhang 2010-07-06 06:20:46 UTC
Created attachment 429679 [details]

Comment 3 Matthew Booth 2010-09-06 09:16:17 UTC
The MAC address in the metadata is:


however the MAC address in the guest, pre-conversion is:


It looks like the guest and metadata don't match up. Networking would not have worked on this guest prior to conversion. There's not much we can do about that.

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