Subject: Re: Re: qemu, bridge and wireless
To: Joel CARNAT <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Quentin Garnier <email@example.com>
Date: 09/22/2007 18:43:53
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On Sat, Sep 22, 2007 at 06:19:38PM +0200, Joel CARNAT wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 22 2007 - 14:25, Quentin Garnier wrote:
> > On Sat, Sep 22, 2007 at 12:10:34PM +0200, Joel CARNAT wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >=20
> > > I have installed qemu 0.9.0 on NetBSD 4.99.30.
> > > My network card is a wireless "Intel PRO/Wireless LAN 3945ABG Mini-PCI
> > > Adapter".
> > >=20
> > > I have check the Makefile that ships with qemu but my VM can't ping t=
> > > external network. The VM can ping my laptop's IP and my laptop can pi=
> > > the VM's IP. I have enabled IP forwarding on the laptop but paquets
> > > don't seem to go out the bridge.
> > >=20
> > > Any idea on what I missed ?
> > You can't bridge a wpi. I don't think you can bridge with any of
> > NetBSD's wireless drivers: not only you need a card that supports
> > having as many associations to the AP as required, but of course you
> > need the software support.
> OK... and would it make sense to have all qemu interfaces in bridge0 and
> do some NAT between wpi0 and bridge0 ?
Sure. You affect an IP address to one of the tap interface and you make
it the default route for the VMs.
> The thing is, my laptop's wired NIC is not recognised (yet) by NetBSD so
> wpi0 is my only way out to the Internet :-)
What kind of device is it? It's probably not to hard to add support for
Quentin Garnier - firstname.lastname@example.org - cube@NetBSD.org
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