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I need your help. My machine has a MSN SLI motherboard with a AMD 64Bit Dual Core Processor, four 1.5TB drives, 8G memory and a build-in NVIDIA network controller. The host OS is windows VISTA Ultimate and is working great. I have install Fedora 8 and Fedora 10 guess VMs . My problem is, I can not get the network working on either guess VMs in VirtualBox 2.1.0. I tested Fedora 8 on a Dell laptop and everything including the network works without any problems so I believe there is something in VirtualBox I need to still do. I have tried configuring all four versions of the virtual network adapter hardware in VirtualBox with out any success. If anyone is running or successfully configure a network with this type of system can you please post the steps you used to get your VM network working. BTW I am posting this on both LinuxQuestions.org and forums.virtualbox.org. Thanks for any help…
1. Windows device manager it says NVIDIA nForce Networking controller
2. I have tried NAT, Host Interface Networking and also Internal Networking. In the VM when I ifconfig I get the following information:
inet addr: 10.0.2.15 Bcase 10.0.2.255 Mask: 255.255.255.0
I also can ping the host (VISTA) IP address from within the VM but can not ping or connect to the web.
Thanks, for the help you have provided. A few things I have found:
1. By editing the /etc/resolv.conf allows me to ping the net but mozilla still returns an error and can not access the internet.
2. Network Manager Applet 0.7.0 says I am not connected. Across the top of the window is a icon of two blue terminals with a red "X" at the bottom right corner. Also when I run system updater, it says there is no connection. Where can I find configuration documentation for Network Manager?
3. Each time I restart the VM the only data in resolv.conf is 10.0.2.3.
4. Just for fun I install Fedora on a real machine and all worked without any problems. I even did not have to edit resolv.conf.