In the last episode (Nov 04), Aryeh Friedman said:
> There seems to be a very high rate of MAC address collisions when tap is
> running on different machines....  is there anyway to make the selection
> of MAC more random

It looks like it's generated based on the number of ticks since boot, plus
the unit number of the tap device:

So if you have devices created on boot on a bunch of machines, chances are
high that you'll get conflicts.  Maybe instead of using the 'ticks' value,
kern.hostid could be used instead?  That has much better randomness than

        Dan Nelson
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