[CentOS] Centos and Bridging

Scott Robbins scottro at nyc.rr.com
Fri Nov 26 21:47:48 EST 2010


On Fri, Nov 26, 2010 at 06:09:26PM -0800, Akemi Yagi wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 26, 2010 at 5:16 PM, Scott Robbins <scottro at nyc.rr.com> wrote:
> >
> > http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/KVM
> 
> Mmm?  I may not be the biggest fan of the Red Hat docs but I have to
> give a good score to that one about bridged networking.  I followed
> the instructions in there and had no problem setting it up on my KVM
> hosts.
> 
> It has couple of points the OP may need to know. One is that
> NetworkManager needs to be disabled. The other is how to handle
> iptables (OP disable it while troubleshooting).

Ah, aikawarazu, good point.  Not using NetworkManager--to be honest, I
find it causes more problems than it solves, I was't aware of that.  

(The wiki article does mention additions to iptables.)

Regrettably, however, I've found KVM to be somewhat of a disappointment.
(My own personal experience.)  For any workstation, I'm finding
VMware-player to be the new contender, running guests faster than the
later VirtualBoxes and/or KVM, and for serious production, I 


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