[SATLUG] kvm networking

Steev Klimaszewski threeway at gmail.com
Mon Jan 23 20:48:31 CST 2012


On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 7:58 PM, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:
> Greg Swift wrote:
>>
>> http://www.linux-kvm.org/page/Networking
>>
>> The section 'private network bridge' should get you started, and then you
>> would just ensure that the local br0 interface has an IP on that subnet.
>>
>> I've not done this exact method before, because in all my environments I
>> need the private network to span multiple virtual hosts.  But its the same
>> basic concept, just without an attachment to a real interface on the
>> virtual host.
>
>
> Thanks Greg.  I've been looking at that page, but trying to interpret it is
> a little tough.   I just found out that I didn't have bridging installed in
> my kernel.  I also needed to install bridge-utils-1.5.
>
> The biggest problem with the www.linux-kvm.org docs is that they assume that
> you are using RedHat or Debian.  I'm trying to get down to the program level
> instead relying on scripts that make assumptions that don't match my system.
>
> I also found http://compsoc.dur.ac.uk/~djw/qemu.html, but it seems to rely
> on Debian.
>
> Continuing to research...
>
>  -- Bruce


Fedora and RedHat should be extremely similar.  Although I have no
real experience with either these days.


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