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    bhyve Not able to passthrough a USB 3.0 Host Controller

    My guest VMs (either Windows or Linux) don't see the PCI USB host controller I am passing through bhyve. In my system (motherboard: MSI MEG X570 Unify, processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900X), I have this USB controller I want to passthrough to the VMs: # pciconf -lvc pci0:49:0:3 ppt0@pci0:49:0:3...
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    bhyve Using bhyve and VirtualBox together - does it work?

    Can a FreeBSD host run both bhyve vms and VirtualBox vms at the same time? ... would really appreciate a reply from someone before I spent time trying to find out. Thanks! :-)
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    bhyve bhyve and Debian

    I'm trying to install Debian on bhyve. I got stuck with "No common CD-ROM drive was detected" error. Obviously, the installation CD is provided to bhyve via "-s 3,ahci-hd,<debian.iso>" and it managed to boot up. I cannot proceed with the installation as it says "The failing step is: Detect and...
  4. ziomario

    bhyve How to boot Debian in EFI mode using bhyve...

    Hello to everyone. I hope to make happy someone,explaining how to boot Debian using the EFI bootloader and Bhyve. There is an extra configuration to do,otherwise it will not boot at all. First of all,I'm using vm-bhyve and this conf. file : loader="uefi" cpu=8 memory=8GB...
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    bhyve bhyve: FreeBSD host and guest. trouble starting X.

    my host system is 13.0-RELEASE-p3. I am trying to install the same version as guest using bhyve. My installation (using pkg) of xorg, mate and slim was completed without errors. However, the startx throws the error "cannot run in framebuffer mode: please specify busids". I tried creating the...
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    Solved Ubuntu Budgie emulated with bhyve doesn't connect to internet because the error : network unreachable N. 2

    Hello. I'm trying to virtualize Linux Ubuntu with bhyve. I've reinstalled Ubuntu Budgie 21.04 using BHYVE_UEFI.fd,the problem that I have is that Ubuntu is not able to connect to internet. This is the script that I'm using : bhyvectl --vm=vm0 --force-reset bhyvectl --vm=vm1 --force-reset...
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    bhyve # vm console hirsute Connected. OK,but now,what ?

    Hello. I'm following this guide : https://github.com/churchers/vm-bhyve because I want to boot and run ubuntu 21.04 hirsute with vm-bhyve. This is what I did right now. [root@lozioma ~]# sysrc vm_enable="YES" [root@lozioma ~]# sysrc vm_dir="/vms/os/linux" [root@lozioma ~]# vm init...
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    bhyve VNC access to bhyve (password and increasing or limiting max. users/sessions)

    I have two questions regarding using bhyve: 1. Is it possible to add a password to access via VNC (for the "-s 29,fbuf,tcp=0.0.0.0:5900,w=800,h=600" feature). 2. And, I noticed that if I try to access by a second VNC user/session, nothing shows up until the first user terminates the session...
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    bhyve bhyve memory leak

    I notice that there is substantial memory leak after using and shutting down a bhyve VM (in particular, I'm testing with OpenBSD guests). Starting from a freshly booted FreeBSD host (v.13), the Wired memory is about 500 MB, and after running the VM and ... - irregardless of setting the VM to...
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    bhyve Strange problem of "mouse pointer becoming unclickable" in bhyve VM

    I'm now experiencing a strange problem of the "mouse pointer becoming unclickable" inside a bhyve VM. Host OS: FreeBSD 13 bhyve command: (partial) -s 29,fbuf,tcp=192.168.1.72:15900,w=1200,h=1000 \ -s 31,lpc \...
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    bhyve copy and paste with bhyve VMs with FreeBSD host?

    I'm accessing bhyve VMs via VNC with the "-s fbuf" option, and the OpenBSD VM has Xfce installed. Is it possible to copy and paste with bhyve VMs and the FreeBSD host?
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    bhyve Windows server with virtio disk in Bhyve does not work

    Hi I have as of FreeBSD 13 (at last :D) moved my personal virtualisation server from CentOS/KVM over to FreeBSD/Bhyve. Works like charm for all VMs, no matter if they use grub, uefi or bhyveloader. Performance, VLAN:s and everything else works perfect as well. FreeBSD 13 performance is *r e a...
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    bhyve Adjusting or Preventing Screen height from shrinking when running bhyve VMs

    I usually expand my Terminal window to take the full height of the screen. After running a bhyve VM (e.g. OpenBSD) - running and after shutting down the VM - the usuable height of the Terminal screen/window became shortened. How can I prevent this? Note: There is no fbuf in my bhyve option and...
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    bhyve Graceful shutdown of bhyve guests

    I did some testing and executed a "# poweroff" on the host system. Judging on the speed that the machine shutdown, I don't think the bhyve VMs went through a graceful shutdown. Is there any way to tell bhyve VMs to gracefully shutdown? (I think other virtualizers such as VirtualBox has...
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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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