[vbox-dev] Host-Only issue
andrea.turli at gmail.com
Tue Sep 25 15:05:22 GMT 2012
actually the problem was not related to the GA but to the guest OS
itself. In fact the guest has 2 NICs and there is not ensured
attachment order of the NICs to the network interface, cause it is
managed by udev, and in my case sometimes the NATted NIC is attached
to eth0 rather than the HostOnly.
On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 12:28 PM, Frank Mehnert
<frank.mehnert at oracle.com> wrote:
> On Thursday 13 September 2012 12:46:40 Andrea Turli wrote:
>> I've a strange behavior with xbox 4.1.20 on mac os x. I've an ubuntu
>> 12.04 server 64 bit guest with 1 Host-Only NIC. This nic is attached
>> to an Host-Only Adapter called vboxnet0
>> configured to have a dhcp that should only assign IP addresses from
>> 192.168.56.2 to 192.168.56.253
>> After the poweron of the guest, if I query with `VBoxManage
>> guestproperty enumerate myMachine`
>> I can see:
>> Name: /VirtualBox/GuestInfo/Net/0/V4/IP, value: 10.0.3.15, timestamp:
>> 1347530138736259000, flags:
>> where `0` is the slot of the host-only NIC.
>> How is it possible?
> please check the guest IP with 'ipconfig eth0' in the guest. If the
> IP differs from the one returned by 'VBoxManage guestproperty', then
> it might be that an old guest property is still active and was not
> overwritten by VBoxService. In that case, check if VBoxService is
> running inside the guest.
> Actually the IP hints that this must be the 2nd slot, otherwise the
> guest would have received 10.0.2.15. A VBox.log file would be interesting.
> In general, please open a bug report and attach a VBox.log file there.
> Kind regards,
> Dr.-Ing. Frank Mehnert
> Senior Manager Software Development Desktop Virtualization, VirtualBox
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