[Pkg-libvirt-maintainers] Bug#533539: Bug#533539: virtinst: creating a new guest fails with (create:466) Generating macaddr failed

Guido Günther agx at sigxcpu.org
Mon Jun 22 05:49:23 UTC 2009

On Sun, Jun 21, 2009 at 08:30:12PM +0200, Andreas Unterkircher wrote:
> Hi,
>> Could you check if the attached patch fixes your problem, it's the
>> upstream patch backported to 0.400.3?
> I have applied it to 0.400.3 and rebuilt the package - it works! I can  
> create a guest even if the default route is pointing to "dev brlan".
Thanks a lot for testing! I'll push this change with the next upload.

> Just to note as I have not mentioned it when I created this bug - when  
> not looking into virt-manager.log or invoking virt-manager in foreground  
> with debug enabled - you will not get any error message or so on that.  
> Just the MAC address input box in the last step on creating a new guest  
> is empty - and is refusing to finally create a guest as long as you do  
> not create a MAC address on your own...
Could you file a separate bug against virt-manager for that.
 -- Guido

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