virtualbox, taps and bridges

Karl Auer kauer at
Sun Oct 5 08:12:55 UTC 2008

On Sun, 2008-10-05 at 07:54 +0200, Nils Kassube wrote:
> > Now I have just one problem: I can't access anything outside my local
> > network *from the host*. Pretty weird since the guest can access
> > everything.
> If I understand it right there was a problem with the router.

Sadly no. I have obtained VMWare 2 and installed it with bridging. I
followed the bouncing ball and everything works just fine. If the router
had a problem, it would have it with VMWare as well. Ergo, it's
something to do wth how the bridges and taps are set up.

Any other ideas?

Regards, K.

Karl Auer (kauer at                   +61-2-64957160 (h)                  +61-428-957160 (mob)

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