[CentOS] KVM with 6.2 i686 guest

Wed May 30 11:37:39 UTC 2012
Earl Ramirez <earlaramirez at gmail.com>

On 30 May 2012 05:36, Jerry Geis <geisj at pagestation.com> wrote:

> I just installed a KVM guest, centos 6.2 i686 (6.2 x86_64 host) and the
> network module is loaded .
> The modules is/are 8139too,8139cp is what lsmod shows. Dmesg shows link
> up but ifconfig does not give me an address?
> service network restart shows OK no errors but again no address.
> I set the ifcfg-eth0 file to not be NM controlled, onboot yes and
> rebooted. Same no address.
> I run 5.8 images all the time and they get the address?
> Did I forget something?
> Jerry
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I believe that by default the network is down and the "BOOTPROTO=dhcp" is
not in the /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-ethx. I encountered a
similar issue on a KVM guest with minimal install

Kind Regards
Earl Ramirez