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RE: [Xen-users] Bridge configuration on Xen 3.2+

To: "jim burns" <jim_burn@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-users] Bridge configuration on Xen 3.2+
From: "James Harper" <james.harper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 13 Dec 2009 14:16:03 +1100
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> On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 12:33 PM, tournesol33 <tournesol33@xxxxxxxxx>
> > Hi All,
> >
> >     I'm using xen 3.0 on CentOS 5 with VLAN.
> >
> > #vconfig add eth0 100
> > #/etc/xen/script/network-
> > bridge start vifnum=1 netdev=eth0 bridge=xenbr0.100
> >
> > I know that after xen 3.2 the procedure of bridge configuration is
> > What is the correct command to set bridge interface to vlan?
> "correct" is relative :D
> The default xen networking bridge is designed to make it easier for
> people who want to use bridged networking setup with as little change
> to their existing environment as possible. It involves some fancy
> techniques like interface renaming and changing of routes.

Also for users who might like to switch between xen and normal kernels.

> However, since people who use vlan on server usually have advanced
> networking knowledge anyway, I'd recommend you setup bridges and vlans
> using your OS networking scripts, and comment out network-script from
> xend-config.sxp.

I do that. Soooo much easier than trying to make the xend auto network
config stuff work.


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