[vbox-dev] 'bridged adapter' issue.

Maarten Hoes hoes.maarten at gmail.com
Thu Aug 6 14:54:15 GMT 2015


On Thu, Aug 6, 2015 at 4:48 PM, Michal Necasek <michal.necasek at oracle.com>

> On 8/6/2015 3:18 PM, Maarten Hoes wrote:
> >
> > Now what I dont understand is why such a setting should/does break
> > bridged to wifi networking - especially when at the same time NAT does
> > work as expected with that setting enabled.
> >
>   I don't know if this is obvious or not, but with NAT the WiFi router
> setting isn't relevant at all. The router will never see packets with
> the VM's MAC address.

Thanks for pointing that out; it wasnt immediately obvious to me before,
but now it is. ;)

But although that explains why NAT works/worked, it doesnt explain why this
setting breaks bridged to wifi ?

- Maarten
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