[CentOS] ifcfg-rh: error: Unknown connection type 'Bridge'

Sun Jan 23 23:02:20 UTC 2011
Gordon Messmer <yinyang at eburg.com>

On 01/23/2011 06:30 AM, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> Yeah, "libvirt" is not your friend for network configurations, nor is
> the "bridged" network setup used for KVM. It's not well supported,
> especially in the documentation.

It's very well supported and documented.  The URL in the message to 
which you replied contains complete documentation on setting up bridged 
networking for KVM.

> libvirt is also not your friend for correct documentation. This *will
> not work* for RHEL 5 or CentOS 5, because there is nothing in the
> actual /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts to support it. You have to
> disable NetworkManager with chkconfig or rip it out, which is actually
> safer.

There is nothing that initscripts *needs* to do to support it.  The 
setting only tells NetworkManager not to manage the interface.