route vmnet1 host server
4711 at chello.at
Mon Oct 11 15:08:14 PDT 2004
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On Monday 11 October 2004 21:04, dick hoogendijk wrote:
> On 11 Oct Christian Hiris wrote:
> > In the Ethernet Adapters configuration dialog select
> > Connection Type: --> Custom
> > Vmnet: --> /dev/vmnet1
> In your next message you explain about the support for ¨bridge¨ on
> freebsd. However, I don´t have vmware3 setup like this. I chose HostOnly
> and all is working perfectly now. Only needed to change the local IP of
> the virtual machine.
> Is there an advantage on Connection Type --> Custom over the Connection
> Type --> HostOnly ??
> As said, the latter workt flawlessly.
AFAIK the interface type hostonly is hardwired to /dev/vmnet1. As long as you
connect only one virtual machine this should work fine, too. If you want
connect multiple virt. machines to your network, bridged mode + Custom
+ /dev/vmnetN setup is the easier way to go. The doc
MultipleInstances.FreeBSD decribes bridged/non-bridged vmware setups in
detail. If you connect only one virtual machine, i see no
I had some troubles w/ hostonly setup in the past. That's the reason why I
prefer to advice use of the custom interface type. But - there was a large
improvement on the vmnet code during the last months, so things might work
fine for both interface types.
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