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Re: [Qemu-devel] Networking between QEMU 0.8 on WinXP (Host) and NetBSD
Re: [Qemu-devel] Networking between QEMU 0.8 on WinXP (Host) and NetBSD (Guest)
Mon, 23 Jan 2006 08:53:53 -0500
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On Sunday 22 January 2006 8:18 am, Andrew Leach wrote:
> I'm new to QEMU but have been sufficiently impressed (well done to all
> involved) to try and get my networking working!
> I've installed the OpenVPN Tap driver (and called it QEMU) and have bridged
> the Tap device with my existing Wifi adapter. This appears to be fine.
> However, when I start QEMU it complains about the invalid option '-net
> tap'. Here's the start command in the batch file:
> START qemu-system-x86_64.exe -L . -m 128 -boot c -cdrom
> netbsd-amd64pkg-3.0.iso -hda netbsd.img -soundhw sb16 -localtime -net nic
> -net tap,QEMU
> What am I doing wrong? Is there any simple how to documentation available
> for version 0.8? Can anyone offer me some assistance?
> Thanks, Hovis
There is no *official* -net tap option, but there is a patch for it. However,
if you are choosing to go the OpenVPN route, there is no need to use the -net
tap option at all. What you need to do is install your guest OS, then
install the OpenVPN client onto your guest and connect it to your host. Once
that is completed, your network will work properly. You made the correct
choice to use bridging in order to get your networking set up.
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