[pve-devel] report on bridge tests

Alexandre DERUMIER aderumier at odiso.com
Wed Mar 14 13:13:12 CET 2012


Hi,

maybe it'll works, doesn't know ... (But I'm a bit scarry about hacking qemu)

Can we already tag vlans inside a guest ? (I never try)


What's the main problem for you to manage vlans on host interfaces ?


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De: "Dietmar Maurer" <dietmar at proxmox.com> 
À: "Alexandre DERUMIER" <aderumier at odiso.com>, pve-devel at pve.proxmox.com 
Envoyé: Mercredi 14 Mars 2012 11:21:10 
Objet: RE: [pve-devel] report on bridge tests 

Setting up those vlans on the host is a mess. I wonder if we can go another way. 

Seems the 'e1000' and 'virtio-net' qemu driver supports vlans. 
Can't we simply force VLAN tagging/filtering there? 

Looking at the code in qemu-kvm/hw/virtio-net.c or qemu-kvm/hw/e1000.c, that 
seems to be easy to implement, and does not seem to have any performance impact. 

Or is that a bad idea? 

- Dietmar 



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