br0 for kvm is not working on Hardy

James Dinkel jdinkel at
Mon Aug 4 21:22:52 UTC 2008

On Mon, Aug 4, 2008 at 2:44 PM, James Dinkel <jdinkel at> wrote:
> I just did a fresh install and update of Ubuntu Server 8.04.
> Following the server documentation, I'm changing my network config so
> I can have a bridge interface.  The network works fine by default, but
> when I change to the following configuration, I get an error:
> The error I get is a bunch of lines saying:
> "br0:  ERROR while getting interface flags:  No such device"
> and then one final line saying:
> "Failed to bring up br0."

Oops, I figured it out.  I need to have "bridge-utils" installed.
That should probably be added to the documentation.


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