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Re: [Qemu-devel] eth0 problems

From: Joe Menola
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] eth0 problems
Date: Sat, 28 Aug 2004 19:43:55 -0500
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On Sat August 28 2004 7:33 pm, Jim C. Brown wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 28, 2004 at 07:18:38PM -0500, Joe Menola wrote:
> > On Sat August 28 2004 6:04 pm, Lonnie Cumberland wrote:
> > > No, the /etc/qemu-ifup does not exist and my host eth0 is there but the
> > > guest linux.img eth0 does not show. Only the "lo" loopback.
> >
> > -user-net doesn't provide eth0 in your qemu host. It provides internet
> > access only. To get full networking (eth0) you need to setup a tun
> > device.
> >
> > -jm
> Technically, tun doesn't provide eth0 for the host either. In fact, the
> kernel documentation says you need to have eth0 first, or else you cant use
> tuntap (that may no longer be true though, remember this is from the
> offical kernel docs :). tuntap provides a tun0/tap0 device in the host and
> an eth0 device in the guest. user net should provide an eth0 as well, but
> it won't add anything to the host.
> If eth0 doesn't show, that may be due to lack of hardware support. Be sure
> your kernel has support for the ne2k-pci module.
> user net isn't just for internet access .. the guest can still access the
> LAN or the WAN/intranet .. they just can't initiate a talk to it.
You're correct...nor can network shares be accesed?

Thanks for the correction.


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