Subject: Re: isolated "internal" network?
To: Greg Troxel <email@example.com>
From: Geert Hendrickx <ghen@NetBSD.org>
Date: 09/13/2006 14:12:42
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On Wed, Sep 13, 2006 at 07:50:46AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> Why do you need to bridge to another interface at all? On my dom0
> box, I have fxp0 and xvifN.0 for 3 values of N. In my case, I have
> them all bridged, and the xvifNs do not have addresses. But you could
> just put an address on one of those in your private segment and
> routing should work.
You mean I can give an IP to one of the xvif interfaces and use that? =20
Hmm, that looks like a pain to setup automatically at boot. And if that
particular domU goes down, I have to reconfigure my dom0 to continue to
communicate with the other domU's over the private LAN... Not ideal.
> Probably lo(4) needs bridge support, and adding that would be the right
> thing really.
That looks like the most elegant solution (already suggested by Florian)
but doesn't work ATM.
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