interface bridged mode without bridge-utils - no interface in guest

Bug #822602 reported by Janisk on 2011-08-08
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virtualbox (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

If virtual box guest is configured in bridge mode but host does not have bridge-utils installed interface is not created on guest machine.

could be solved by adding bridge-utils to, at least, suggested packages.

Felix Geyer (debfx) wrote :

Which virtualbox version are you using?
Bridged networking works fine for me without bridge-utils.

Janisk (janiskr) wrote :

$ virtualbox --help
Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager 4.0.4_OSE

with kernel
2.6.38-8-generic-pae #42-Ubuntu SMP Mon Apr 11 05:17:09 UTC 2011 i686

that is Ubuntu Natty fresh installation. Adding bridge-utils and relaunching guest solved the problem immediately.

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