[one-users] /etc/qemu-ifup:could not launch network script

Tino Vazquez tinova at fdi.ucm.es
Thu Jul 16 03:48:39 PDT 2009

Hi Harsha,

We are not able to reproduce this, my gut feeling is that it may be a
kvm configuration problem. Could you send through both templates
(NIC=[mac="...  and NIC=[network="...) and their corresponding vm.log

Best regards,


Constantino Vázquez, Grid Technology Engineer/Researcher:
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On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 12:32 PM, Harsha Buggi<Harsha_Buggi at mindtree.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>     I have defined the NIC in the vm template as
>     NIC=[mac=50:40:30:20:10:11]
>    When I try to create a VM using onevm command I get the error
>    /etc/qemu-ifup :could not launch network script
>   Could not launch network script
>   But if I create a virtual network using onevnet command and configure the NIC as
>   NIC =[network=private_network]
>   I do not get this error.
>   I would like to specifi the mac  in the VM template as I am
> Using the vmcontext script to assign ipaddress to the interfaces. How can I do this?
> My host machine is fc8 running KVM. I cannot use the tunctl command as the image I am cloning is that of a vyatta router.
> Regards,
> Harsha
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