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[mininet-discuss] Mininet hosts with non-random MAC addresses

Alison Chan chan7781 at kettering.edu
Tue Apr 22 17:29:45 PDT 2014


Yep, i tried it just before going home today and that is how it works.
I'd prefer no collisions between host MACs and switch DPIDs.

alisonc

2014-04-22 19:41 GMT-04:00 Murphy McCauley <murphy.mccauley at gmail.com>:
> Don't I remember that the --mac option makes them start at 00:00:00:00:00:01 and increment?
>
> (IIRC, this feature has the unfortunate side effect that DPIDs now couldn't possibly be based on a unique MAC, and I'd *rather* it start at something like 06:00:00:00:00:01, though...)
>
> -- Murphy
>
> On Apr 22, 2014, at 3:50 PM, Alison Chan <chan7781 at kettering.edu> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Is there a way to get mininet to instantiate hosts with non-random MAC
>> addresses? (e.g. starting at 06:00:00:00:00:01 for h1 and incrementing
>> each time) As I test my controller, I'd like to have a reliable
>> host:MAC address correspondence and not different random MACs each
>> time I instantiate mininet.
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> --
>> Alison Chan
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