[vbox-dev] Using VirtualBox network drivers
frank.mehnert at oracle.com
Wed Jul 30 10:40:40 UTC 2014
On Monday 28 July 2014 18:16:57 Gary Palter wrote:
> Well, I'm back again.
> Our application is using Linux bridging and a tap interface and it works
> under several flavors on Linux (Red Hat 5.8, Red Hat 6.5, Ubuntu 12.04).
> Our client is using it and is quite happy with it.
> Recently, however, I installed Mint 17, based on Ubuntu 14.04, and
> discovered that our application doesn't work. Enabling logging, I can see
> that our application is receiving packets just fine. However, packets that
> we write to the tap device aren't being forwarded to the bridge. (The MAC
> address of our application never appears in brctl showmacs.) Mint 17 is
> using a 3.13 kernel. Do you know of any reason why this might stop
> working? (If you want, I can send you the code we use to setup the tap
your question is a bit unspecific. To understand your problem we need to
know more details about your setup. In particular how you use VirtualBox
and where the TAP devices come into play.
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