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Re: [virt-tools-list] where are vmnet0 and other virtual interfaces defined by virt-manager



On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 02:34:33PM +0530, Tapas Mishra wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 2:11 PM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones redhat com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 01:40:31PM +0530, Tapas Mishra wrote:
> >> How ever I am curious to look at where are the vmnet0 vmnet 1 defined
> >> by the virt-manager(which I see in brctl show)
> >>  so which files should I look in?
> >
> > [The interfaces are called vnet0, etc]
> >
> > You're getting confused about what interface is named on the host side
> > (vnet0 etc) and what the guest sees.  The guest sees eth0 for a Linux
> > guest, it would be something completely different for a Windows guest.
> >
> > To list the host devices do:
> >
> > /sbin/ifconfig vnet0
> >
> I see but in my output of ifconfig I am getting some entries which are
> with name vmnet1 to vmnet1 and vmnet8 so where are they coming from?

I guess you must have the VMware kernel driver loaded as well.

Rich.

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