[Netkit.users] tap device

Massimo Rimondini rimondin a dia.uniroma3.it
Mer 3 Gen 2007 10:04:48 CET

Hi Robert, and sorry for the delay.

Permissions for the tun device are automatically set by the Netkit scripts,
hence you shouldn't have to care about them.
Could you please provide some more details about your configuration?

Also, the scripts should take care of creating some entries in iptables
chains. You may check the output of iptables -L and iptables -t nat -L
before and after starting the virtual machine to make sure this is actually


> -----Original Message-----
> From: netkit.users-bounces a list.dia.uniroma3.it 
> [mailto:netkit.users-bounces a list.dia.uniroma3.it] On Behalf 
> Of Robert Sebunnya
> Sent: Saturday, December 23, 2006 12:09 PM
> To: netkit.users a list.dia.uniroma3.it
> Subject: [Netkit.users] tap device 
> hello, good afternoon ,
> I have setup netkit virtual machines on my host machines and 
> they can intercommunicate  very well.However I am not able to 
> connect any of the virtual machines to the host machines by 
> tap devices.
> When I set up the tap device there is no error, whatsoever 
> but I cant get the host machine or virtual machine to ping 
> each other, Any help will be highly appreciated. 
> Robert Sebunnya
> Network Operations Center
> Makerere University
> Tel:+256-772-308-999

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