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Re: [libvirt] [Xen-devel] converting gatewaydev= from domU.cfg to libvirt.xml fails



On Fri, Apr 17, Jim Fehlig wrote:

> On 04/17/2015 12:50 PM, Olaf Hering wrote:
> >How should this be converted?
> >
> >/etc/init.d/boot.local
> >tap=xentap
> >tunctl -pt ${tap}
> >ip addr add 1.1.1.1/29 dev ${tap}
> >ip link set up dev ${tap}
> >
> >domU.cfg
> >vif=[
> >'mac=00:16:3e:13:01:00,ip=1.1.1.2,type=vif,gatewaydev=xentap,script=vif-route'
> >]
> >
> >
> >The result from "convert-xml xen-xl domU,cfg" is:
> >
> >     <interface type='ethernet'>
> >       <mac address='00:16:3e:13:01:00'/>
> >       <ip address='1.1.1.2' family='ipv4'/>
> >       <script path='vif-route'/>
> >     </interface>
> >
> >gatewaydev= is missing, the guest will not start.
> 
> libvirt doesn't support 'gatewaydev'.  I'm certainly no expert in this area,
> but is it possible to convert your host config in boot.local to a libvirt
> routed network [1] and then have the guest use it with something like
> 
>   <interface type='network'>
>     <source network='boot.local.equiv'/>
>     ...
>   </interface>

I will have to check how this is supposed to work, but it seems the
xen-xl to xml converter should recognize this variant.

Olaf


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