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Re: [Qemu-devel] tun interface

From: Jim C. Brown
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] tun interface
Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2004 19:44:32 -0400
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On Fri, Aug 27, 2004 at 11:37:23AM +1200, Andrej wrote:
> On Fri, 27 Aug 2004 09:20, Joe Menola wrote:
> Hi Joe,
> Thanks for the response.
> > You need kernel support for tun (modprobe tun).
> > You'll find it under "Networking support" using xconfig. Once
> > the module is loaded /dev/net/tun will be created.
> It is present, but qemu doesn't create anything under
> /dev/net/tun even with tun pre-loaded. Do I  need to 
> make the executable SUID or something?
> > -jm
> Andrej

Keep in mind that the tun device is created in the ethernet namespace, not in
the /dev tree. So, to see it, you'll need to use ifconfig.

/dev/net/tun is accessable by root only, by default. You either need root
perms or you have to change the permissions on /dev/net/tun to let
qemu use it.

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