I'm learning about bridged networking and how it is applied to virtual
environments (bypassing all the automation provided by libvirtd etc) .
I have a question regarding ip configuration for the virtual bridge.
Let's say I have a host (my machine) where I want to run 3 VMs bridged
to my home network (thru eth0). I have a DHCP server running on my DSL
router, and I have dhcp enabled on my 3 VMs so they all should get a
lease from the DHCP.
As far as a I know these are the raw steps needed to accomplish this:
1- create br0
2- remove current ip address from eth0
3- enslave eth0 to br0
4- create tap devices
5- attach tap devices to br0
6- assign tap devices to every VM
As you can see I haven't assigned an ip address to the virtual bridge
(br0). Why is it that (on almost any site that I visit with this setup)
they always end up assigning an ip address to br0?
Thanks in advance!
My syslog is getting flooded with messages like this:
Nov 19 15:27:16 ian libvirtd: 15:27:16.949: 2725: error :
virInterfaceDefParseXML:807 : XML description for vlan interface misses
the vlan element is not well formed or invalid
I do have tagged VLAN interfaces on the host (br0.1, br0.4, and
br0.251), but none of my VMs are using them. I am not using any
libvirt-managed networks at all:
[pilcher@ian ~]$ sudo virsh net-list --all
Name State Autostart
default inactive no
I am running libvirt-0.8.8-7.fc15.x86_64.
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It would be cool to have one. Can we have one setup? I'd like it shared to me.
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7th Workshop on
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as part of Euro-Par 2012, Rhodes Island, Greece
Date: August 28, 2012
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June 4, 2012 - Full paper submission
Virtualization has become a common abstraction layer in modern
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infrastructure independently of their applications. Conjointly,
virtualization is becoming a driving technology for a manifold of
industry grade IT services. The cloud concept includes the notion
of a separation between resource owners and users, adding services
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Distributed computing concepts that leverage federated resource
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Gianluigi Zanetti (co-chair), CRS4, Italy
Anastassios Nanos (co-chair), NTUA, Greece
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Brad Calder, Microsoft, USA
Roberto Canonico, University of Napoli Federico II, Italy
Tommaso Cucinotta, Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Ireland
Werner Fischer, Thomas-Krenn AG, Germany
William Gardner, University of Guelph, USA
Marcus Hardt, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Germany
Sverre Jarp, CERN, Switzerland
Shantenu Jha, Louisiana State University, USA
Xuxian Jiang, NC State, USA
Nectarios Koziris, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
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Naoya Maruyama, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Jean-Marc Menaud, Ecole des Mines de Nantes, France
Dimitrios Nikolopoulos, Foundation for Research&Technology Hellas, Greece
Jose Renato Santos, HP Labs, USA
Walter Schwaiger, TU Wien, Austria
Yoshio Turner, HP Labs, USA
Kurt Tutschku, University of Vienna, Austria
Lizhe Wang, Indiana University, USA
Chao-Tung Yang, Tunghai University, Taiwan
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I'm running H&R block Tax Cut in a Windows XP virtual machine
on my Fedora 16 desktop. I'm trying to see if it can import
my W-2 form, so I type in my employer's ID number and click
the search button, and "Poof!" the spice client window
The virtual machine is still running OK, and I can restart
the spice client and TAB to the button and hit Enter.
That works fine.
I don't know what it is about clicking that one button
in that one screen in that one program, but it sure
upsets the spice client.
I clicked zillions of other buttons while filling out
my taxes with no issues at all, but that one is too much
On 04/04/2012 02:36 PM, Kashyap Chamarthy wrote:
>>> The version of libvirt you have is not expecting the new 2-digit QEMU
>>> version numbers. Update to newer libvirt too !
>> Gah, silly me.
>> Just kicked off a scratch build for libvirt too using this srm -->
>> libvirt-0.9.10-4.fc17.src.rpm -- http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=3962625
>> Will retest once it's built.
> I updated libvirt from 'virt-preview' repo, and that seems to be sufficient to create a
> guest using :
> # virt-install --connect=qemu:///system --network=bridge:br0 --pxe --name f16tbox2 --disk
> path=/var/lib/libvirt/images/f16tbox2.img,size=8 --ram 1024 --vcpus=2 --check-cpu --hvm
> --os-variant fedora16
> Version info:
> # rpm -qa | egrep -i 'qemu|libvirt'
> Even the upgrade path from gpxe-roms-qemu to ipxe-roms-qemu is successful.
> Updated the karma on Bodhi for iPXE.
> Thanks Dan.
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