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Re: [Xen-users] help with bridging

To: Tino <tino@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] help with bridging
From: Todd Deshane <deshantm@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 12 Nov 2010 11:48:38 -0500
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On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 8:21 AM, Tino <tino@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello,
> There is a xen setup in which "brctl show" gives the following output.
> bridge name     bridge id               STP enabled     interfaces
> eth1            8000.003048c9d4df       no               peth1
>                                                         vif1.0
>                                                         vif2.0
>                                                         vif3.0
> No other bridge is present
> there.
> That means the bridge is eth1, but network configuration for one of the vms
> looks like the following in the configuration file
> Networking
> #
> vif         = [
>         'ip=,mac=00:16:3E:19:26:71,bridge=xenbr1'
> ]
> But there is no network interface like xenbr1 when you type ifconfig .
> This setup is working fine. I am not sure how this works. I am new to xen,
> so if anybody help me to understand this setup.

Are you sure this is working fine?

Could you also provide the output of xm list to match up the vifs with
the ids of the guests?


Todd Deshane
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