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Re: [Xen-devel] nfsroot and brige

To: "Keir Fraser" <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] nfsroot and brige
From: "Leigh Brown" <leigh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2005 09:30:00 -0000 (GMT)
Cc: "Ronald G. Minnich" <rminnich@xxxxxxxx>, "Ian Pratt" <m+ian.pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, "Adam Sulmicki" <adam@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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Keir Fraser said:
>> On Wed, 12 Jan 2005, Ian Pratt wrote:
>> > I'm actually going off the whole idea of bridging rather than routeing
>> > as the default...
>> I am with you. I don't think the bridge thing has worked out. I thought
>> it
>> was just me, but then I watched this list and realized it's a lot of
>> people having trouble with it.
> Yes, I think we should try routing instead. Should be easy to concoct
> some replacement scripts?
> Also then no need for etherbridge patch to our 2.4 kernel. :-)

Eek.  I am using bridging very successfully and have never had a
problem with it.  I don't use 2.4 any more though.  I hope it will
be possible to retain support for bridging.

I'm hoping I'm in the silent majority ;-)

One tweak I do make is to set up the bridge in Dom0 first.  I'd
be happy if bridge support was changed to require a pre-existing



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