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Re: [Xen-users] Need support for xen network configuration

  • To: xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • From: Philipp Hahn <hahn@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:43:33 +0200
  • Delivery-date: Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:43:57 +0000
  • List-id: Xen user discussion <xen-users.lists.xen.org>


On 10.07.2014 11:24, lee wrote:
> Simon Hobson <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> lee <lee@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> iface eth0 inet static
>>>>  address
>>>>  ...
>>>>  post up ip addr add address
>>>>  post up ip addr add address
>>> /24?
>> As already mention, that's the easy way of writing the subnet mask.
> I know --- I'm somewhat puzzled about it because when assigning an
> address to an interface, it's usually one particular address and not a
> subnet that is being assigned.

It the combination of "use that one specific address for yourself" and
"also add a route to that network, so you can directly talk to all those
other hosts" (by direct Ethernet communication instead of going through
the default gateway).


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