30.2. Virtualized ethernet devices are not found by networking tools

30.2. Virtualized ethernet devices are not found by networking tools

The networking tools cannot identify the 'Xen Virtual Ethernet' networking card inside the guest operation system you should execute cat /etc/modprobe.conf(in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5) or cat /etc/modules.conf(in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3). The output should contain the line “alias eth0 xen-vnif” and a similar line for each additional interface. To fix this problem you will need to add the aliasing lines (for example, alias eth0 xen-vnif) for every para-virtualized interface for the guest.


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