ssh into kvm-clients

brizly vaan van Ulciputz brizly at
Wed Jun 9 04:42:37 UTC 2010

still do not understand what STP is good for, or if it es related to my
problem :-(

Perhaps the reason for all is that the hardware [Broadcom NetLink
BCM57788 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe] does not support bridging fine yet in

I do remember a few weeks ago FC12 was not able to use that NIC, so i
put an usb-nic into the machine to get network.

Am Sonntag, den 06.06.2010, 15:57 +0200 schrieb brizly vaan van
> i recognize my bridge is perhaps not that 100% configured as in the
> links i mentioned earlier.
> #brctl show 
> gives me a hint that br0 ist not "STP enabled", but virbr0 is.
> i don't know what it is good for. Well, it's spanning tree protocol, but
> i don't _understand_ what is it good for right now (i just read me into
> this topic...)
> Am Sonntag, den 06.06.2010, 09:47 -0400 schrieb Tom Horsley:
> > On Sun, 06 Jun 2010 15:24:21 +0200
> > brizly vaan van Ulciputz wrote:
> > 
> > > is it perhaps just a firewall-setting that am i missing to swich on the
> > > kvm-host?
> > 
> > I' out of ideas at this point. All my bridged KVMs act just like
> > real machines on my LAN. I don't remember having to do anything
> > special to make them talk (other than setting up the bridge).

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