internet in virtual machine not running
christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Fri Oct 22 23:50:26 UTC 2010
> I am able to do an ssh from an outside machine to the above virtual
> machine (network manager is still not present)
> Now if I change the file /etc/network/interfaces to
> auto lo
> iface lo inet loopback
> iface eth0 inet static
> address 192.168.1.4
> netmask 255.255.255.0
> gateway 192.168.1.1
> pre-up iptables-restore < /etc/iptables.rules
iface lo inet loopback
iface eth0 inet static
pre-up iptables-restore < /etc/iptables.rules
Tabs/indenting very important for config files like main.conf for
postfix and sendmail.cf for sendmail and for python scripts.
> now even the IP has gone and in both cases internet was not available
> to VM and in this case even an ssh is not happening.
> Also I observe
> /etc/init.d/networking restart does not have any effect on the said
> machine I have to reboot it each time I change the
> But the machine is not able to communicate to outside world.
> The VM is Jaunty 32 bit and host is lucid 64 bit.
>> Perhaps editing /etc/network/interfaces ?
>> What was the rationale behind removing network manager?
> I am learning network programming.My programs on VM will also
> communicate to the internet.
Then learn to get the syntax right.
> I do not want the Network Manager Gnome to over write any sort of
> entries or configuration which I am going to do.
Of course. First thing I get rid of too.
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