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Re: [Xen-users] Yet another question about multiple NICs

I think the next thing I'd be doing is firing up wireshark (or rather it's text-only brother tshark).

On Dom0, get the network working and ping another machine on the lan.
Fire up tshark on peth<n> and watch the traffic - you should see both the ping request and reply. Fire up a DomU, and do the same ping - which I gather doesn't work. Keep the ping going from Dom0.
Keep watching the packet trace in Dom0 - of interest here are things like :

Did DomU send an ARP request for the remote device ?
Did the remote device reply ?
Are the ping requests going out ?
Are the replies coming back ? To the right MAC ?

If you see requests going out, but no reply, try firing up a packet sniffer on the remote machine and see if the requests are reaching it.

Also, apart from the initial messages* when you fire up the DomU, are there any other bridge related messages in the logs ?
* From memory, it should log :
Interface added
Interface going into learning mode
Interface going into active mode

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