[PVE-User] WG: More than 1 virtual NICs in guest machine

Paul Gray gray at cs.uni.edu
Fri Sep 23 15:49:05 CEST 2011

On 09/23/2011 08:45 AM, Max Jakob wrote:
> Thank you, guys, for your quick answers. It seems to be really easy, but
> anyhow it doesn't work for me as it should:
> Here once more in detail my scenario:
> limpopo:/etc/qemu-server# cat 137.conf
> name: polokwane
> ide2: local:iso/ubuntu-10.04.1-server-amd64.iso,media=cdrom
> vlan0: virtio=32:5E:AB:B7:2C:0C

> vlan1: virtio=8E:37:A6:7E:65:D9
> Then I restart the guest and would expect that a second NIC device
> (eth1) shines up here:
> root at polokwane:~# ifconfig
> eth0 Link encap:Ethernet Hardware Adresse 32:5e:ab:b7:2c:0c

Try "ifconfig -a", which will show all interfaces, not just those that 
have been configured

Chances are your second interface is registered, but not configured yet.

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