[vbox-dev] [PATCH] VDE native support for VirtualBox v0.1

Alexey Eremenko al4321 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 5 13:31:30 GMT 2010

On Sun, Apr 4, 2010 at 9:06 PM, Renzo Davoli <renzo at cs.unibo.it> wrote:

> Dear VirtualBox developers.
> Virtual Distributed Ethernet (VDE) is a project of the VirtualSquare Labs.
> wiki.virtualsquare.org. VDE is included in all major GNU-Linux
> distributions.
> VDE has been ported to BSD systems and MacOSX.
> Many VMMs already provide VDE built-in connectivity (KVM, Qemu, User-Mode
> Linux...).
> We have seen that many users are asking for VDE connectivity built-in in
> VirtualBox, too.
> I am sending, here enclosed, a preliminary patch that adds VDE support to
> VirtualBox. It is a patch against your latest OSE version (3.1.6).
Good to hear that !

But until now, you could use VDE too, by manually creating tun/tap device on
Linux host, then bridging it to VBox VM on one side, and to VDE on the other

Is this solution any better?
-Alexey Eromenko "Technologov"
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