[PVE-User] Network changes require a reboot

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Thu Nov 20 17:28:44 CET 2008

> Are you talking like ifup and ifdown or something else? Reboots are
> bad, and are 10 times worse on a machine that hosts virtuals. It is my
> opinion that the more functionality you can give Proxmox with our
> requiring a reboot the better the product will be.

ifup, ifdown, ifconfig, brctl, ...

> > http://sourceforge.net/projects/vde/
> >
> > http://vde.sourceforge.net/
> >
> > But there are doubts about performance. But I never tested.
> This looks very interesting, I think I may play with this some. Is
> Proxmox looking at possibly using this in the future? Or do you have
> something else in mind?

A complete virtual network would solve the 'cluster' network problem.
But as
said above, I think this will have bad performance. Maybe you can test
and tell us
the results, I am quite curious.

- Dietmar

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