[arch-general] arch wiki xen installation questions

Sean Greenslade sean at seangreenslade.com
Wed Oct 9 08:31:29 EDT 2013

John Davis <davisjf at gmail.com> wrote:
>I am trying to install xen.  I am using this page as a guide:
>I have a problem where I can not get the commands for setting up the
>networking bridge to work.  During the xen installation, I noted that
>uses netctl instead of netcfg.  I made those changes and if I boot my
>regular kernel it appears to work with a wifi connection.  Here is the
>result of some command regarding networking with regular kernel

There's your problem. You can't bridge wifi adapters. It needs to be ethernet in order for brctl to use it.

If I remember correctly, this is due to wifi not being "routable," that is, you cannot proxy packets destined / sourced from a MAC that is not your own.

--John "Sean" Greenslade

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