[ovs-discuss] Still some question for a beginner on working VBox with Open vSwitch

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Fri Apr 1 20:07:40 UTC 2011

On Fri, Apr 01, 2011 at 03:01:19PM -0500, Hugo wrote:
> And I start up the VM in VitualBox. But the result is that VM could not
> access the internet. There is no ip address assigned to eth0 within the VM
> either. So I am still confused about how to connect the VM to the internet
> in this way. Is there any setup needs to be done within the VM or on the
> Host machine?

eth0 inside the VM needs an IP address.  There is no way that it can
work without one.  You can assign it in any usual way: statically,
using DHCP, etc.

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