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Re: [Xen-users] Link bonding problem

On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 08:32:40PM -0000, Matthew Law wrote:
> On Mon, March 22, 2010 1:11 pm, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> > I prefer disabling Xen network-script from xend-config.sxp (comment out
> > the line),
> > and then set up the bonds/bridges using the distro default
> > /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg* scripts.
> Hi Pasi,
> I forgot to mention, in my desperation I tried that too - I created a
> bridge, br0 manually, attached bond1 and did as you say above, but xen
> appears not to be using it.

You need to configure the guest vms to use the 'br0' bridge then!
Edit /etc/xen/<guest> cfgfiles, and specify the correct bridge for the vifs.

> I think this may point to a config error on my part with the bonds
> (especially since the box was already running with two NICs).  I am still
> looking into it now.
> If anyone could provide an example I would be very grateful -I am
> frustrated and somewhat embarrassed that I haven't been able to get this
> to work.  It is such a simple thing!

In /etc/xen/<guest>:

vif = [ "mac=00:16:46:24:3d:f3,bridge=br0,script=vif-bridge" ]

-- Pasi

> Thanks,
> Matt.

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