Virtualbox and bridged interface.

Adam Vande More amvandemore at
Fri Jan 1 23:36:39 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jan 1, 2010 at 5:22 PM, Patrick Lamaiziere <patfbsd at>wrote:

> Hi, Happy new year.
> (FreeBSD 8/i386 - latest test version of VB)
> Is there someone able to make VirtualBox working with a bridged
> interface?
> I've got :
> My gateway/access point on
> The host on via wifi (wlan0)
> The guest on bridged with wlan0
> From the guest I can ping the host without problem and vice versa. But
> the guest is not able to reach my gateway.
> With Wireshark listening on wlan0, I can see that the guest is doing
> some ARP requests to get the mac address of the gateway. But there is no
> reply.
> No firewall, net.inet.ip_forwarding=1 (not sure if this is mandatory)
> Any idea?
> Thanks! Regards.

Bridged networking doesn't work on wireless interfaces.

Adam Vande More

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