logovmware.jpgThis is a very small blog item. Still I want to share it with you all using the mac and vmware fusion. This morning I had a problem with my virtual machine. I could not ping a linux ubuntu image running mysql for some reason. I still did have internet connection from the vm, but no communication between the mac and the vm. I found this item:


Here there was a small but very effective tip. It turns out that Mac OSX sometimes thinks that vmware’s virtual network is down. The following command tells it otherwise.

sudo /sbin/ifconfig vmnet8 up

Happy coding again

Mac OSX using vmware fusion : network is down
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