bhyve

  1. patpro

    Solved bhyve: more precise process name?

    Hello, I'm running some VMs on bhyve and when I'm using top on the host, every VM shows as a bhyve process, is there anyway to get a more precise/informative designation? (note: I'm using sysutils/vm-bhyve to handle/manage my VMs)
  2. S

    Solved IPv6 TCP Connection Issue with Bhyve

    I could mange to install Windows Server 2019 on FreeBSD 12.1-R + Bhyve by following https://wiki.freebsd.org/bhyve/Windows, etc but am having problems with TCP/IPv6 connections as follows: * All firewalls are turned off on both host FreeBSD and guest Windows. * The guest Windows is assigned to...
  3. S

    bhyve - how to set real-time priority for running VMs?

    Hi I'm trying to use the bhyve as a platform for virtual machines and have hit the following issue: - if some heavy process of the host grabs CPU resources (e.g. rebuilding some port) - virtual machines start slowing down. I mean not only slow response of guest systems but real slowdown of them...
  4. D

    Solved Bhyve - How to install OpenBSD?

    I'm using vm-bhyve. Here is my openbsd.conf: loader="uefi" cpu=4 memory=4G network0_type="virtio-net" network0_switch="public" disk0_type="ahci-hd" disk0_name="disk0.img" disk1_type="ahci-hd" disk1_name="install67.fs" graphics="yes" xhci_mouse="yes" graphics_res="1600x900" graphics_wait="yes"...
  5. T

    Solved use a virtual network interface on a host?

    Is there a way to use a virtual network interface on a physical FreeBSD host? TL;DR - yes - use epair interfaces. Background: I have this new and quite cheap laptop (Lenovo ideapad 530S-14ARR). It was on outlet sale, therefore cheap. It doesn't have a wired ethernet interface, and the wireless...
  6. aragats

    Other bhyve guest: image file vs USB SSD

    I have a working Windows 10 guest running off an image file (GPT scheme). When I dd it to a USB SSD and try booting off it by running exactly the same bhyve command I get "Boot failed. EFI Hard drive" message. What am I missing? HD=/dev/da0 bhyve .... -s 3,ahci-hd,$HD,sectorsize=512 ...
  7. JonyPost

    Can't make bhyve with lagg failover work on wifi

    Hello, I'm using bhyve on 12.1-RELEASE-p6, with failover mode between ethernet and wireless interfaces enabled and configured as following: ifconfig_em0="ether 10:0b:a9:9e:76:28" wlans_iwn0="wlan0" ifconfig_wlan0="WPA" cloned_interfaces="lagg0" ifconfig_lagg0="up laggproto failover laggport em0...
  8. J

    bhyve Windows VM much slower after upgrading to freebsd 12.1

    Hoping to improve bhyve Windows Server disk IO performance I upgraded 11.1-Stable to 12.1-Release by building from source. But after that CrystalDiskMark benchmarks are less than half of the previous. For example, 765 vs 279 MB/s in Q32T1. 12.1 is supposed to include the latest the bhyve update...
  9. P

    vm-bhyve freebsd jail

    Hi, I am trying to set a jail with vm-bhyve, so I have downloaded FreeBSD 12-1 Release dvd iso, and checked the sha256 checksums, then followed this instructions -> https://github.com/churchers/vm-bhyve Everything goes well and no errors occured. But in the end of the installation, it shows...
  10. J

    Bhyve Guest Additions

    I am a Bhyve n00b and wanted to know of there is an equivalent of virtualbox guest additions or vmware tools for bhyve at this time?
  11. A

    Other Persistent storage for bhyve guests

    Hi! This is an open discussion and I'm mostly curious about your general ideas and thoughts about the subject and a few struggles I'm having on my way. It's going to be a bit wall-of-texty. Sorry about that, I'll try to make it as easily digested as possible :) It's about using small static VM...
  12. nerozero

    bhyve - keyboard doesn't work on windows 2016 server guest

    Hello, I'm new to bhyve virtualization, so please do not bit me to hard :) here is my config: cfg_vm_name="winserver" cfg_vm_ram="64G"...
  13. lonniemason

    Solved Bhyve assign public /29 subnet addresses to VM's

    Hello everyone So I have a dedicated server with Hetzner running FreeBSD 12.1-RELEASE-p3 currently not running PF firewall. I have a /29 block of addresses assigned to me and I am trying to use them for Bhyve VM's but I am unsure how to go about it. I have read the following form threads...
  14. R

    bhyve + NetBSD 9.0

    after having spent some hours to try to get NetBSD installed in a bhyve vm I'd like to ask here if anyone has managed to do so and wants to share the config? The furthest I came was the UEFI installer image booting roughly half a second ("one screen of kernel logs") and then bhyve aborting with...
  15. F

    Bhyve + Windows 10 + passthough + ... = tips & tricks

    OK, it seems now time we wrote a bhyve + Win10 + ... HOTWO :). So far it can include: 1) This patch providing improved performance of virtio-blk disk for Windows installation (adopted already, just use the functionality). 2) That other bhyve patch (not yet adopted) against multple-bar PCIe...
  16. S

    [Bhyve] Kickstart Centos 7 1908

    I've made a custom centos 7 image with the kickstart cfg file inside and configured the booting accordingly following this guide Kickstart centos ISO. To test if this works, I created a VirtualBox VM with it on Windows and I had no issues. However on FreeBSD with Bhyve, I get this : Boot...
  17. S

    [Bhyve Virtualization] CentOS guest Display problem

    I'm running FreeBSD 12.1-RELEASE-p1 and trying to host a CentOS VM (v8) with Bhyve. When trying to do this with the MBR guide on the handbook bhyve page, I could not even get the VM working no matter what, I read that centos machines need UEFI booting with bhyve. So I followed this guide UEFI...
  18. 0w8States

    Running Bhyve without nested virtualizations feature?

    Hi All, I've been doing some testing of my companies real-time kernel modules inside Bhyve, and I noticed that the system complains that it has nested virtualization enabled. This is common of my companies modules; if running on a guest inside Virtualbox, or VMWare workstation, it's as simple...
  19. V

    Check Point VPN Client and FreeBSD

    For over a year now I have been using FreeBSD on my work laptop. Up until now I have been using vpnc client to connect to a Cisco VPN solution, but on Monday the company for which I work will switch to a Check Point VPN solution and I have until then to find a way to connect to Check Point VPN...
  20. arf

    Linux guests panic on boot in bhyve vm

    Linux guests crash during startup with a general protection fault. FreeBSD 12.0-p10 vm-bhyve-1.3.0 AMD Ryzen 1700 & 2700 Console output booting debian-10.0.0-amd64-netinst.iso: [ 0.127064] Spectre V2 : Spectre mitigation: LFENCE not serializing, switching to generic retpoline [...
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