Commit 0537883d authored by Thomas Abraham's avatar Thomas Abraham
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infra/common: update instructions for setting tap interface

To setup the tap interface, the service 'libvirtd' should be active. Add
instructions to activate this service as the first step.
Signed-off-by: Thomas Abraham's avatarThomas Abraham <>
Change-Id: Id3182140f422a9fdde963899ea2fc614eca616be
parent 96617ecf
......@@ -170,12 +170,21 @@ for networking is required, the host TAP interface has to be setup
before the FVP is launched. To setup the TAP interface, execute the
following commands on the host machine.
- Install libvirt-bin
- Ensure that the libvirtd service is active.
sudo systemctl start libvirtd
- Install libvirt-bin.
sudo apt-get install libvirt-bin
- Use the ifconfig command and ensure that a virtual bridge interface named
'virbrX' (where X is a number 0,1,2,....) is created.
- Create a tap interface named 'tap0'
......@@ -185,7 +194,6 @@ following commands on the host machine.
sudo brctl addif virbr0 tap0
This completes the procedure to download the platform software stack, setup
of the GCC toolchain binaries and installation of the other prerequisites.
Refer the `troubleshooting guide`_ for solutions to known issues that might
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