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Re: [Xen-users] physical nic to xen

To: xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Maximilian Wilhelm" <max@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] physical nic to xen
From: "Jeff Lane" <sundowner225@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2007 14:00:38 -0500
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On Nov 20, 2007 1:59 PM, Jeff Lane <sundowner225@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Nov 20, 2007 12:11 PM, Maximilian Wilhelm <max@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Am Tuesday, den 20 November hub Artur Baruchi folgendes in die Tasten:
> > > Is there a way to specify a physical nic (like eth0 or eth1) to a
> > > guest?! I mean... My server has 2 nics, and I wanna that my guest to
> > > use eth1. Is it possible?
> >
> > Maybe you can hide the pci-id for eth1 from Dom0 and pass the
> > pci-device to the dom-u.
> I have no idea what that means...  but that's ok.. I'm dense.
> Seems to me that this is simpler:
> 1:  Create a xen bridge device and attach each physical NIC to it,
> e.g. eth0 is attached to bridge0 and eth1 is attached to bridge1.
> 2:  In your guest config, create a config line for each of the virtual
> NICs, and assign each one to a bridge... so virt-eth0 is attached to
> bridge0, and virt-eth1 is attached to bridge1.
> 3:  Profit!
> Seriously, it's that simple, and it works.  I've done it a few times.
> The only thing I never got to really work correctly was NIC teaming
> for failover or load balancing... but that's a different story.

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