[vbox-dev] [off-list] Re: [PATCH] VDE native support for VirtualBox v0.1
al4321 at gmail.com
Mon May 3 08:04:07 GMT 2010
On Mon, May 3, 2010 at 9:53 AM, Renzo Davoli <renzo at cs.unibo.it> wrote:
> Hi Alexey,
> On Mon, May 03, 2010 at 09:38:00AM +0200, Alexey Eremenko wrote:
>> So - let's summarize.
>> For now VDE in GUI (patch by Renzo) works, but patch for VBoxManage
>> CLI (by James) does not.
> I submitted a VBoxManage CLI patch. You mean mine is not working?
> It there another patch by James?
Code compiles, when when using "VBoxManage" but it's help does not
show me "vde" option.
> If you tested my patch can you tell me what is faulty?
>> Also one bug was found: VDE does not work with "FlexiNetwork" feature
>> - network hotplug.
> The vde code was derived from the tap support. Does FlexiNetwork work
> on a tap interface?
TAP interface existed in VirtualBox 2.0 (and was dropped in 2.1, in
favor of "vboxnetflt" module). "FlexiNetwork" appeared in VirtualBox
> Can you give me a simple test to reproduce the bug?
1. Start VM
2. VM Menu->Devices->Network Adapters
3. Try to change attachment of VDE network to another VDE switch or
to non-VDE network (when VM is running, on the fly)
VDE is not disconnected from VDE switch 1, and is not connected to VDE switch 2.
Running VM should be able to plug/unplug to different VDE switches,
and other non-VDE networks on-the-fly, without reboot.
-Alexey Eromenko "Technologov"
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