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Re: VirtualBox, Linux, ethernet question...

Ok, here is when Linux loose me! NEver had to comand line anything on Windows so thanks for hinting me toward the solution.

I've tried the command and got

[root desktop eclipse]# VBoxManage modifyvm "desktop.lan" --bridgeadapter1 eth0
VirtualBox Command Line Management Interface Version 2.2.4
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All rights reserved.

ERROR: Could not find a registered machine named 'desktop.lan'
Details: code VBOX_E_OBJECT_NOT_FOUND (0x80bb0001), component VirtualBox, interface IVirtualBox, callee nsISupports
Context: "FindMachine(Bstr(a->argv[0]), machine.asOutParam())" at line 853 of file VBoxManageModifyVM.cpp

desktop.lan is what I get when I type hostname....

2009/6/15 Giuseppe Fuggiano <giuseppe fuggiano gmail com>
2009/6/15 Yoram Halberstam <yoram halberstam gmail com>:
> I've tried them all...
> it says something like this:
> eth0  device: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] 79c970 [PCnet32 LANCE] (rev 10)
> eth0 Starting  DHCP4 client . . . . . . . . .
> eth0 DHCP4 continues in backround
> waiting
> waiting for mandatory devices:   eth0 __NSC__
> 5 3 1
> eth0 device: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] 79c970 [PCnet32 LANCE] (rev 10)
> eth0  DHCP4 client (dhcpcd) is running
> eth0  . . . but is still waiting for data
> waiting
> eth0  interface could not be set up until now
> failedSetting up service (localfs) network . . . . . . . . failed

If I understood your issue, you should not try to get an ip address
within the guest machine until the host one is configured well.  I
suggest you to configure the host machine using a command like this:

VBoxManage modifyvm "Name of your Machine" --bridgeadapter1 eth0

where eth0 is the host interface you are using.  You also can manage
the network configuration using the GUI shipped with the package.  Let
me point you to the official user manual instructions:



Yoram Halberstam
Computer Services Provider
MSN: netfever hotmail com

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