virtualbox fans?

Bart Silverstrim bsilver at chrononomicon.com
Tue Jul 29 18:59:47 BST 2008


Okay, experimenting with VM's after being soured to VMWare Server having 
"minor problems" with networking on latest kernels in Hardy.

I took a test system and installed VirtualBox from the .deb binary (not 
OSE version) from VirtualBox's site.

Installed WinXP. It's running with NAT networking, as it appears that 
there are a few hoops you have to jump through to get bridging to work 
properly :-/

Clarification: if I have a network of 192.168.x.x, with the host on 
192.168.0.10, and the guest in VirtualBox is NAT'd to 10.0.2.10 by it's 
own autoconfiguration, it looks like it can get into the Internet but I 
can't ping or connect to a machine on, say, 192.168.0.15, within my own 
network? And 192.168.0.15 can't get into the VM's system unless I enable 
port forwarding on 192.168.0.10 to point to the 10.0.2.10 address?




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