[lug] virtual box, bridged network adapters, and latest ubuntu

Bear Giles bgiles at coyotesong.com
Thu Sep 7 09:53:37 MDT 2017

I've determined that the problem is definitely dnsmasq.  In theory I can
just specify my router as an external server and it will work like before.
In practice?...

On Thu, Sep 7, 2017 at 8:50 AM, Bear Giles <bgiles at coyotesong.com> wrote:

> This might be a stretch but I figure it won't hurt to ask.
> I've used virtual box VMs for a long time. I always add the 'bridged
> adapter' network setting since that means the VM will get an IP address
> assigned by my router and I can access it from anywhere else on my network.
> No need to screw around with port forwarding.
> (I actually use two network settings - one for NAT and one for bridged
> adapter - but that's just a detail.)
> It's not working on a new image based on Ubuntu 17.04. I verified it still
> works on an older image based on Fedora 25. That means it's not due to the
> need to sign kernel modules now, etc. The virtualbox settings seem to be
> identical except for the pseudo MAC addresses.
> Has anyone else seen this, or have any ideas?
> I haven't tried running the image under the Linux VMWare player yet. I
> have it but generally use virtualbox since I'm more familiar with how to
> configure it.
> Thanks,
> Bear
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