[vbox-dev] host ip address showing as host-only

Frank Mehnert frank.mehnert at oracle.com
Mon Nov 25 14:49:36 UTC 2013


On Saturday 23 November 2013 01:40:48 Perry Halbert wrote:
> Strange network behavior lately.
> Within the last few days to week perhaps. The IP address for vboxnet0
> (host-only) is showing as my host IP address in info panel.
> So instead of (example) it shows as
> I can delete the host-only and the right IP show, but as soon as I
> create it again and boot a guest that uses vboxnet0 it changes in
> infopanel to again.
> There have been no updates to the host network and none to infopanel
> that I know of or can find, so is there something that has changed in
> the VBox SVN code that is making the H-O address show as the main IP on
> the host?
> This is more than an annoyance to me because I am always changing the
> hosts IP during various tasks I do and I use infopanel to remind me
> where I am easily.
> Host Ubuntu 12.04.3_64  svn r49625

could you paste the output of '/sbin/ifconfig -a'?


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