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Re: [Xen-users] Query about the vifX.Y interfaces

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Query about the vifX.Y interfaces
From: René Pfeiffer <lynx@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2005 13:44:17 +0100
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On Dec 23, 2005 at 0759 +0800, Colin Coe appeared and said:
> Really silly question here:  do the vif interfaces require IP addresses?
> I'm totally stuck with getting IP traffic to my guest domain, layer 2
> traffic (ie ARP queries/responces, broadcasts, etc) is all OK.

Since the Xen network scripts set up a bridge, all layer 2 traffic is
visible at the network interfaces of your unprivileged domains. You
don't need to bother with the vif interfaces. Just configure your eth0
inside the guest domain with a valid network setting and packets should
get to your network interface.


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