why vimage?

Julian Elischer julian at elischer.org
Sun Mar 2 07:09:05 UTC 2008

Outback Dingo wrote:
> I think there needs to be some decent howto or documentation
> established though, i compiled and installed a kernel and the
> binary read the man page... searched google... but cant for the
> life of me conceptualize how to get network interfaces up inside
> the vimage

you have to move them..
The followign script shows various interface manipulations..


I have not tried this particular script on the new vimage
code (and I don't have one to test with right now) but I believe
it should still be about right.

Hopefully Marko can confirm this.

> i see the standard rl0 interface in the main i can dhcp and address
> but dont see how one clones or creates an interface inside the
> other vimages
> i found a doc that read Virtual images in a simple bridged
> environment, written in 2002
> and the command ifconfig create ve0.... doesnt work
> so i think, i for one and many others might appreciate vimages
> power a bit more if there was a fast howto quick and dirty on how
> to accomplish a working configuration and discover the power of
> this code.... I could see a use for it.. thats if i can foigure out
> how to get networking and
> chrooted images..... just my thoughts so far....

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