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    vbox On installing VBox...

    Excuse me if this is a noobish question, but this is the first time I'm using FreeBSD after purchasing a QOTOM and installing pfSense on it. Context: The QOTOM PC I bought for my home office has shiny specs, and I intended to use the spare power to use it as my Kubernetes master (but without...
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    bhyve bhyve -D option listing of VMs

    2 questions: (1) Does the bhyve "-D" option as described as "Destroy the VM on guest initiated power-off." really work? -- I don't see the memory coming back until I call "bhyvectl --destroy --vm=vmname". (2) Is there a command to show/list all running and "un-destroyed" (ie. memory not...
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    bhyve Giving less than 8 GB of RAM to bhyve FreeBSD guests

    I'm experimenting bhyve with virtualized FreeBSD guests. Host system: FreeBSD 13 with 8 GB or RAM on Intel chip. On installation, there is a message that says ZFS tuning is necessary for using FreeBSD with less than 8 GB of RAM. I tried giving 1 GB to bhyve FreeBSD guests and they seem to be...
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    bhyve nested bhyve virtual machines

    I'm now trying nested bhyve virtual machines: Host OS: FreeBSD 13 Guest OS: FreeBSD 13 Yet Another Guest OS inside FreeBSD 13: OpenBSD 6.9 Upon trying to execute the "bhyve" command inside the Guest OS: FreeBSD 13, I get the following: So, is there a way to make it work?
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    bhyve Cannot type into bhyve OpenBSD guest (ie. not keyboard input)

    I'm trying to install/configure OpenBSD bhyve guests, by following these instructions. Host OS: FreeBSD 13 Guest OS: OpenBSD 6.9 First, when I connect to the VM using VNC, I notice that it actually uses a different console. The text which are output the KDE Konsole terminal console is different...
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    bhyve Problem with mouse pointer inside bhyve vm

    My host is FreeBSD 13, and I'm now configuring bhyve to run a FreeBSD guest (version 13 as well). If I put "-s 30,xhci,tablet", the mouse does NOT move at all. However, if I remove that above, the mouse pointer moves BUT not synchronized with the one inside the VM. What are the solutions -...
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    bhyve bhyve running FreeBSD VM error

    I'm trying to run FreeBSD with KDE or Xfce inside a bhyve virtual machine. The bhyve command executed to start the VM has "-s 29,fbuf,tcp=,w=800,h=600 -s 30,xhci,tablet" included. From within the VM, I tried to execute "startx" and I'm hit with the following error: (EE) Cannot run...
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    bhyve Is it possible to run OpenBSD virtualization (vm) within bhyve?

    I've launched an OpenBSD instance within bhyve. I'm testing if it is possible to run OpenBSD's virtualization (vm) by executing this command (from within OpenBSD): and it returned nothing. So, it is possible to set bhyve to to enable OpenBSD to run virtualization?
  9. martinrame

    bhyve vm-bhyve: dataset does not exists

    Hi, I have one virtual machine that returns "dataset does not exist" when I run vm info. The configuration file of this vm is in /zroot/vms/windows7, there are two files and windows7.conf. (hd0) /datos/vms/Windows7/os_disk (hd1) /datos/vms/Windows7/datos_disk...
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    bhyve Bhyve on Thinkpad X250

    I have a Lenovo X250 laptop. Alpine Linux works well on this laptop. When I try to start Windows - I get an error: vm exit[0] reason VMX rip 0x0000000001dd0963 inst_length 2 status 0 exit_reason 2 (Triple fault)...
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    bhyve x86 Linux guest hangs

    I've tried a x86_64 guest Linux on Bhyve and it works. But x86 guest hangs at the virtio-blk message from the Linux kernel during boot. Might anyone know the reason for this? This's my guest bootstrapper: grub-bhyve -m -r cd0 -M 196M -S linuxguest bhyve -AHPDHwS -c 1 -m 196M -l...
  12. JohnnySorocil

    bhyve WLAN passthru

    I want to pass my WLAN card to bhyve VM. Host is FreeBSD 13.0-RC5, tried on FreeBSD, OpenBSD and Linux guests. WLAN card is M.2 device and works on host. Passing another PCIe card (PCIe x4 LAN) to guests works. WLAN card on host: Apr 7 12:11:55 zen-pobro kernel: ath0: <Atheros AR946x/AR948x>...
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    bhyve Bhyve VMs performance degradation after upgrate to 12.2+latest ports

    Hi Did someone notice performance degradation of the Bhyve VMs after upgrading to the 12.2? I followed typical flow to upgrade: - freebsd-update upgrade -r 12.2-RELEASE - freebsd-update install - reboot - freebsd-update install - delete all ports installed - portsnap fetch update - install...
  14. ghoti

    bhyve Switching bhyve management tools

    I've been using iohyve to help manage bhyve instances for a couple of years, but I'd like to explore other options. Is it safe to run multiple management systems on one host (iohyve in addition to, say, cbsd or vm-bhyve), or is there a strategy for migrating guests from one to another? Is there...
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    Solved bhyve send key input / stroke

    Hello, Is there a way to send key strokes / key inputs to a VM? Thanks :)
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    bhyve About TRIM for bhyve guests

    As "FreeBSD 12.2-RELEASE Release Notes" shows: Does this only support FreeBSD guests? On the following guests with virtio-blk+zvol backends, I tested whether the free space can be reclaimed automatically after deleting some files: 1. FreeBSD 12.2R UFS: Yes 2. FreeBSD 12.2R ZFS: Yes 3. CentOS...
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    bhyve No Network Connection From bhyve Guest With PF Enabled

    EDIT: 17MAR2021 I would like to make a quick note showing how I solved this. I actually noticed my mistake after reading reading this forum post. I never allowed my vm-bhyve interface vm-public through my firewall. Because my default setting is to simply block everything, my VMs weren't...
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    Solved About nested virtualization for bhyve

    I know the scheme like this can be implemented: /-------------------------\ | KVM on Linux Host | | ------------------- | | | FreeBSD guest | | | | ------------- | | | | | bhyve guest | | | | | ------------- | | | ------------------- |...
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    bhyve No network connection from guest with vm-bhyve

    I am having some difficulty getting vm-bhyve working. Actually, I am having difficulty getting bhyve to work at all, but I opted to try vm-bhyve because it seems easier to use and manage compared to the native tools. I am trying to run a Linux guest (I have tried Ubuntu and Fedora) using...
  20. nerozero

    bhyve bhyve, passthru cause mrsas to fail

    Hello, The story: we needed dedicated USB port on windows machine on bhyve so we installed a dedicated USB host controller: uPD720202 USB 3.0 Host Controller detached it and attached ppt driver to it : devctl detach pci0:1:0:0 && devctl set driver pci0:1:0:0 ppt ~~~ vm config win7 ~~~ ------...