Make "Nonexistent host networking interface" recoverable.

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Make "Nonexistent host networking interface" recoverable.

Postby whytek » 2. May 2011, 19:26

Yesterday I saved a machine state while the host had a USB Networking interface connected and being used as a bridged adapter.

Restarting that Saved Machine State today, I got

Failed to open a session for the virtual machine
Nonexistent host networking interface
Unknown error creating VM

As the settings for a saved machine are unavailable, there are two solutions, re-connect the USB Networking interface, or hack on the Machine XML file.

However, I would suggest that there is no reason for this to be a fatal error. The VM could continue by simply disabling the Network Interface, or using the next available host network interface for the bridge.

Thanks!

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Re: Make "Nonexistent host networking interface" recoverable.

Postby Sasquatch » 3. May 2011, 22:34

This is a very good idea. Please make a wish in the Bugtracker (separate account needed). Make sure it's not requested already, so search first.
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