[lxc-users] Is it possible to create a wireless bridge with proxy_arp

phep phep-lists at teletopie.net
Sat Apr 19 14:57:41 UTC 2014


While it is easy to have the containers in the same net as the host using 
veth interfaces and a bridge on the host, this does not work when the host 
is connected to the network through a wireless device.

Using KVM guests, one may overcome the difficulties creating a tap device 
for the guest, enabling proxy_arp on both the tap and wireless devices then 
adding the host IP address to the tap interface then a route from the host 
to the guest (see e.g. 

I've googled around for some time tonight to find if this would be possible 
to set up with LXC containers but it does not seem to. Am I wrong ?

If not are there any plan about something like this ?

This would be very handy on laptop.



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