This is an archived copy of the Xen.org mailing list, which we have preserved to ensure that existing links to archives are not broken. The live archive, which contains the latest emails, can be found at http://lists.xen.org/
Home Products Support Community News


Re: [Xen-users] Looking for easy guide for Fedora 8 xen networking

To: Jason Solan <jsolan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Looking for easy guide for Fedora 8 xen networking
From: John Haxby <john.haxby@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 02 May 2008 12:02:21 +0100
Cc: xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Delivery-date: Fri, 02 May 2008 04:03:59 -0700
Envelope-to: www-data@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <1209678324.3679.6.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
List-help: <mailto:xen-users-request@lists.xensource.com?subject=help>
List-id: Xen user discussion <xen-users.lists.xensource.com>
List-post: <mailto:xen-users@lists.xensource.com>
List-subscribe: <http://lists.xensource.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/xen-users>, <mailto:xen-users-request@lists.xensource.com?subject=subscribe>
List-unsubscribe: <http://lists.xensource.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/xen-users>, <mailto:xen-users-request@lists.xensource.com?subject=unsubscribe>
References: <1209128784.3216.12.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <4811F16B.1050604@xxxxxxxxxx> <1209580951.3438.25.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <1209678324.3679.6.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: xen-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
User-agent: Thunderbird (X11/20080226)
Jason Solan wrote:
Ok after a couple more tests it turns out this is because I'm using a
wireless nic.  If I use eth0 (hardwire) then the eth0 bridge works as I
would expect.
Aha! Wireless NICs can't (yet) be put into promiscuous mode which is why it doesn't work.

You get exactly the same trouble trying to use a wireless NIC as a bridge in VMware.


Xen-users mailing list