[dpdk-users] DPDK: KNI Random MAC generation
smlsr at tencara.com
Tue May 10 16:43:39 CEST 2016
On Tue, May 10, 2016 at 10:39 AM, Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit at intel.com>
> On 5/10/2016 8:22 AM, SAKTHIVEL ANAND S wrote:
> > Hi
> > I know by default KNI will generate random MAC address for newly created
> > interfaces. But Is there any way to disable random MAC generation? i am
> > using VMXNET3 type Ethernet device.
> Hi Sakthivel,
> For supported drivers (igb, ixgbe) KNI gets the MAC address from device,
> but for rest it generates random address, this is not configurable.
You can though change it thru lower level network IO or simply thru
ifconfig back to the hardware ID though.
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