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Re: [Qemu-discuss] How to set the network card for qemu to use?

From: Miroslav Rovis
Subject: Re: [Qemu-discuss] How to set the network card for qemu to use?
Date: Sat, 15 Oct 2016 10:26:14 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.7.0 (2016-08-17)

Hi aleksei!

I'll be studying your kind tip below, but I was into physical rearranging of my
NIC cards setup, and I first decided I needed to see how the default
pass-through works:


On 161014-12:11+0300, Aleksei wrote:
> This is not the right mailing list to ask about persistent NIC naming on 
> your host system.
Yes, you're right.

I'll be looking into this:
> Assuming you've solved that and trying to get a VM working with *eth1*, 
> do the following:
> 1) Set up a bridge on the host (let's say it's bridge0) with eth1 as a 
> slave. bridge0 is configured to auto-get IPv4 address via DHCP. 
> Different methods are described here 
> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Network_bridge.
There are also Wiki pages more specific for Gentoo which I use:
and sure:

> 2) Include the following to your Qemu command line. You don't need to 
> manually create tap devices on the host, qemu-bridge-helper script does 
> this for you.
>      -device virtio-net,netdev=internet \
>      -netdev 
> bridge,br=bridge0,id=internet,helper=/usr/lib/qemu/qemu-bridge-helper
> 3) Start VM, post results. Please try to be concise ;) and post what you 
> are trying to do and actual error messages. Also provide your Qemu version.


Miroslav Rovis
Zagreb, Croatia

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