Enabling Paravirtualization

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To enable Paravirtualization:

Warning

The example below works on RHEL7.* without a Network Manager.

  1. Create a bridge.

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    vim /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-bridge0 DEVICE=bridge0 TYPE=Bridge IPADDR=12.195.15.1 NETMASK=255.255.0.0 BOOTPROTO=static ONBOOT=yes NM_CONTROLLED=no DELAY=0

  2. Change the related interface (in the example below bridge0 is created over eth5).

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    DEVICE=eth5 BOOTPROTO=none STARTMODE=on HWADDR=00:02:c9:2e:66:52 TYPE=Ethernet NM_CONTROLLED=no ONBOOT=yes BRIDGE=bridge0

  3. Restart the service network.

  4. Attach a bridge to VM.

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    ifconfig -a … eth6 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 52:54:00:E7:77:99 inet addr:13.195.15.5 Bcast:13.195.255.255 Mask:255.255.0.0 inet6 addr: fe80::5054:ff:fee7:7799/64 Scope:Link UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1 RX packets:481 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0 TX packets:450 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0 collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 RX bytes:22440 (21.9 KiB) TX bytes:19232 (18.7 KiB) Interrupt:10 Base address:0xa000

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