[Users] vzctl netdev_add return "invalid argument"

Kelvin Raywood kray at triumf.ca
Tue Sep 14 15:14:48 EDT 2010

On Tue, 14 Sep 2010, Alfred Sawaya wrote:
> ...
> I don't want to add a vnetdev but i want to give a guest a real and 
> full access to the ethernet card itself. The wiki says it's possible 
> with vzctl set VEID --netdev_add ethX but it retunrs an "invalid 
> argument" error.

It works for me.  You have to ensure that ethX is up on the 
hardware-node before assigning it to the guest.  ethX doesn't need to 
have an IP address assigned but it does need to be active.

Hope this helps,

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