Bug#389683: [Pkg-xen-devel] Bug#389683: xen-utils-common: bridging script breaks networking

Bastian Blank waldi at debian.org
Wed Sep 27 09:48:34 CEST 2006

severity 389683 important

On Wed, Sep 27, 2006 at 08:58:31AM +0200, Filip Van Raemdonck wrote:
> Package: xen-utils-common
> Version: 3.0+hg11292-2
> Severity: serious
> Justification: breaks unrelated services

No, it does not.

> When running /etc/xen/scripts/network-bridge start, the system becomes
> completely unreachable from the network.

You requested it.

> Running ifconfig, I can see eth0 (which is the virtual interface now if
> I am correct), having the mac and IP address of the real eth0, and a
> peth0 and xenbr0 both having no IP address and a mac address of
> FE+(5 times :FF).

/var/log/xen/xend-hotplug.log may show something. Otherwise you have to
use bash -x /etc/xen/scripts/network-bridge start to see what happens.

> When I set the IP address of xenbr0 manually to the eth0 address,
> networking works again. But I am not sure whether that's how it is
> supposed to be.

Setup the bridge by hand (The Debian bridge-utils package contains some
nice support).


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