[vbox-dev] Patch for vboxnetflt with Wireless Adapter - Linux kernel 3.18.0

Alexey Eromenko al4321 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 5 05:52:38 UTC 2015


You should file a bug, because developers gonna ask questions about your
setup.
And it is supposed to work.
I need to test it on VBox 5.0 BETA1, that is recently released.

Best wishes,
- Technologov
On Apr 5, 2015 4:53 AM, "Valery Ushakov" <uwe at stderr.spb.ru> wrote:

> Valerio Daelli <valerio.daelli at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > -if I use a wireless adapter with a VM, I can reach the internal IP of
> >   the adapter, but I cannot reach the external world: I cannot reach
> > the Access Point, the Internet,
> >   or anything else in the outside world - including VMs on different
> > physical hosts with wireless cards (same subnet of course).
> >
> > So I created this small patch. With this patch:
> > -I can use the Ethernet Adapter
> > -I can reach via the Wireless adapter the internal IPs of the adapter,
> > as well as the
> >   outside world.
> >
> > Basically I translate the MAC addresses of the VMs to the MAC address
> > of the Wireless card,
> > I keep a table of such translations to revert them when a packet comes
> in.
> > (This is similar to NAT, except I work with both MAC addresses and IP
> > addresses).
>
> Strange.  Bridged driver already does all this (including DHCP
> support, etc) for wireless interfaces (search for "shared" in
> src/VBox/Devices/Network/SrvIntNetR0.cpp).  The code uses SIOCGIWNAME
> to detect wireless interfaces for which shared mac mode is turned on.
>
> Please, can you file a bug: https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Bugtracker
>
> -uwe
>
>
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