Problem with OpenStack Getting Started Guide

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at
Tue Jan 3 18:33:52 UTC 2012

On Tue, Dec 27, 2011 at 01:03:32PM +0100, Alan Pevec wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 23, 2011 at 9:16 PM, Steven Dake <sdake at> wrote:
> > One idea I had was changing nova to add a "dummy" vnet0 before adding
> > em1 or any of the VM vnets (during br0 creation in nova-network).
> BTW, libvirt does something like that for its internal bridges:

Yes, after a long time looking for other solutions we basically came to the
conclusion that the only possible option is to create such a dummy tap device,
with a fixed MAC,  and enslave that to the bridge never to be removed.

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