virt-manager including a feature in lucid

jurgen.depicker at jurgen.depicker at
Thu Mar 10 12:20:31 UTC 2011

> Hello list ,
> I am not sure if this can be done in an easy way, but upstream virt-
> manager just added the ability to manually specify the network 
> interface to which the virtual machine should be attached. This is 
> necessary because the only proper way for now is by using netcf when
> working on a remote machine. Since i doubt ubuntu will have it 
> ported and working anytime soon, i was wondering if the feature can 
> be backported to the current lucid version of virt-manager.

-> on Ubuntu 10.10 this is definitely possible: you can specify manually 
eg 'br0' (my bridge).
virt-manager v 0.8.4, virsh v0.8.3

Regards, Jürgen
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