creation of tap interface

Andrew Pantyukhin infofarmer at
Fri Nov 23 02:59:58 PST 2007

On Thu, Nov 22, 2007 at 10:41:58PM +0100, Alain G. Fabry wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm setting up Qemu, have installed Ubuntu and Gentoo guests on
> FreeBSD host but I would like to get the network interfaces to
> work also.
> I get the following error however when trying to create the tap
> interfaces
> FreeBSD# ifconfig tap create ifconfig: SIOCIFCREATE: Invalid
> argument
> What is the problem here?

The command should work as you typed it, but try this:
# kldload if_tap
# ifconfig tap0 create

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