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[virt-tools-list] Bridged Network, Fedora 16 and Network Manager
- From: Eric Mesa <ericsbinaryworld gmail com>
- To: virt-tools-list redhat com
- Subject: [virt-tools-list] Bridged Network, Fedora 16 and Network Manager
- Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2012 23:58:22 -0500
network manager 0.9.2-1
I want to have bridged connections so my VMs can be on the same network segment as the host. I used the instructions on here: http://www.linux-kvm.com/content/bridged-networking-virt-manager-083
When I did that, it made my ethernet connection go away. It seemed to freeze up, so I stopped the process. After that I had no ethernet connection so I had to go into network manager and add it back in. When I tried it again, I once again lost my ethernet connection.
So I looked around on Linuxquestions.org and found instructions to do the following:
create /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-br0 by copying it from /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 then edit both files to match what you need, something like I have listed below
Then do 'service network restart'
On my computer instead of DEVICE it has NAME. So I set it up like this: