I just installed Debian Squeeze as guest on an Ubuntu Server KVM host with bridged networking. I have other Ubuntu Server guests running on the same host, all the VM use static IPs. When I use DHCP, the Squeeze VM has networking working properly, but when I give it a static IP, I can no longer ping Google, or my public IP. However, I can still ping the other VM with static IPs. What could be causing this problem?
The following are possible solutions (this data is normally provided by DHCP).
It is possible to specify fixed IP addresses using DHCP. This can be done by ID, MAC address, or name. Particulars on how do do so depends on your DHCP server. KVM is likely using