[CentOS-virt] proper bridging technoque
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Thu Nov 21 00:44:20 UTC 2013
On 20/11/13 19:25, aurfalien wrote:
> On Nov 20, 2013, at 4:13 PM, Digimer wrote:
>> On 20/11/13 19:04, aurfalien wrote:
>>> Wondering if this is the proper bridging technique to use for Centos6+KVM;
>>> Before I embark on this again, I would like to do it by the book.
>>> Thanks in advance,
>>> - aurf
>> Personally, I do this:
>> It gives the VMs direct access to the outside network, as if they were
>> normal servers. I've used this setup for years without issue under many
>> different VMs with various OSes.
> Many many thanks, will use it.
> Sounds like it will bode well concerning jumbo frames.
> - aurf
Jumbo frames should be fine. I don't generally use it myself, but I have
tested it with success. Just be sure to enable it on the bridge and
slaved devices. Simply adding 'MTU="xxxx"' to each ifcfg-x file should
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