1. aragats

    bhyve framebuffer and vncviewer

    The issues described below probably have discussed, however I couldn't find actual solutions or good workarounds. Are there anything new on them? When bhyve runs Windows 7 as a guest with framebuffer enabled: 1. X mouse cursor does not coincides with Windows cursor. Abruptly moving it beyond...
  2. Zugla

    Solved bhyve networking issues with ix, lagg, tap, and bridge

    I am having trouble with setting up reliable networking for my bhyve host. My preferred configuration is: FreeBSD 11.0 host and guests. 2 10gbe adapters on the host (ix0 & ix1) combined into a link aggregation group (lagg0) which is on a vlan trunk (lagg0.20) So in this configuration...
  3. aragats

    bhyve: migrate Windows 7 from physical to virtual?

    Does anybody have experience with this? If I have a physical disk with Windows 7 installed, can I just use its device node for bhyve? I understand that I'll need to install virtio-net drivers in Windows. What else? The generic VGA adapter doesn't need a driver. Windows may not like the hardware...
  4. M

    UFS Random UFS fsck errors in zvol-backed bhyve VM

    Hi all This is the first time I could not resolve an issue by checking the information that is somewhere in forums or handbooks, so I really hope for your help on this: I have a hardware machine that runs release 11p6. The filesystem is ZFS on two SSDs in mirror mode. On this machine I have 4...

    Systems hang on bhyve guest (11.0)

    Hello! I've encountered a strange problem. At 3 am mail server (bhyve guest) crashed with 100% CPU usage. After hard reset in single user mode I had the following inconsistency file system. # fsck -fy ** /dev/vtbd0p2 ** Last Mounted on / ** Root file system ** Phase 1 - Check Blocks and Sizes...
  6. B

    bhyve centos vm installation "not a correct XFS inode"

    Because of several reasons I must install a centos7 virtual machine on a zfs filesystem on freebsd 11 (It must be centos, there is no other option for that) Furthermore I need to be able to send a ZFS snapshot of the virtual machine to a remote backup system on a regular base. Which means that...
  7. A

    bhyve with AMD A8

    Hello all... I have a question about bhyve, i am thinking about using FreeBSD on a small home server system. I have one question, i know about bhyve and i would like to know if it is possible to use UEFI boot inside the VM on a AMD A8? (latest generation AMD supports RVI AMD-v etc.) I could not...
  8. Vincent See

    Solved Intel Xeon X5550 and X5660 Bhyve

    Good morning everyone! I just got my X8DTT-F Dual CPU and Installed Intel X5550 on it, but when I install Iohyve it says I need a 5600 Series CPU UG Support needed ( VMX Unrestricted Mode ), and I'm eying on Intel X5660. What I'm confused about is, isn't 5500 series also supposed to be...

    bhyve 100% CPU usage

    Hello! I have a lot of bhyve guests (FreeBSD 11 and one Windows 10). Very often maybe once a day averagely (after upgrade to 11.0-RELEASE) my guests freeze with very high CPU usage 95%-105% (changing on real time on hypervisor). I can't even connect through console. I haven't still reported...
  10. Petr Fischer

    bridge0+tap devices weird state after suspend/resume

    Hello! I created bridge0 ( device with few tapX network devices ( (bridged together by bridge0) for bhyve vms. Then I created NAT (pf.conf), that solves networking via wlan0 (wifi card). Why? Because simple bridging doesn't work with wlan0/wifi interfaces (NAT works)...

    bhyve with errors (11.0-RELEASE)

    When I run bhyve (FreeBSD guests) the following errors occured. bhyve -c 1 -m 1G -A -H -P -s 0:0,hostbridge -s 1:0,virtio-net,tap0 -s 2:0,virtio-blk,/data/vm.img -s 31,lpc -l com1,/dev/nmdm0A vm Unhandled ps2 mouse command 0xe1 Durng vm boot. module_register_init: MOD_LOAD (vesa...

    Windows10 Anniversary/Creators Updates - memory problem on bhyve

    I have a problem with Windows 10 Anniversary update on bhyve. When I try to update, installer reports too low memory! (At least 2GB required) I've set 8GB, task manager shows 8GB, available is 7GB. Is this the problem with bhyve? I have Hyper-V as well and there wasn't any problem with the...

    Windows10 stops installation on bhyve

    Hello! I've tried to run Windows10Pro on bhyve. I've used as good guide but after running installation as below sudo bhyve \ -c 1 \ -s 0,hostbridge \ -s 3,ahci-hd,/data/windows.img \ -s 4,ahci-cd,/data2/Windows10Pro/win10x64pl.iso...
  14. T

    Networking Structure for VM Host

    Hello, I'm currently running a server based on FreeBSD 10.3. I'm using jails to separate all the running services. Since I only have one public IPv4 address, I use PF and a nginx-proxy to redirect to the specific jails inside the NAT. My plan is to use 11.0 and it's enhanced bhyve features to...
  15. priyadarshan

    Jails vs bhyve

    Since FreeBSD 11 is here, I am tempted to simplify our server setup, and use Bhyve also for all jail needs. I would not mind exchanging a small percentage of available CPU for more simplicity, but does it make sense to standardise on Bhyve vs Jails, in order to simplify setup and workflow? In...
  16. O

    ClonOS - FreeBSD based distro for virtual hosting platform

    Hi, I would like to introduce a new FreeBSD-based distro: ClonOS ( site is underconstruction ). Currently, FreeBSD is well proven as a base for routers (pfSense, OPNSense, BSDRP) and NAS (FreeNAS, zfsGuru, Nas4Free). However, FreeBSD-based solutions are almost...
  17. Vincent See

    Solved Supermicro 1150 vs 1151 for bhyve

    Hi guys! Any notable difference on choosing socket 1151 for FreeBSD vm-bhyve? I want to be able to use: PCI Passthrough MSI / MSI-X vm-bhyve My setup is raidz3 SSD. Will ZFS Raidz3 SSD's benefit more in socket 1151 (Skylake)? Here are the difference between the two. Aside from Socket 1150...
  18. aragats

    Having all bhyve guests on the same network

    Hello, How can I configure my network to achieve this? Probably it's simple, but I couldn't figure it out. The simplest case is when I have 2 bhyve guests, one on tap0, another on on tap1. I'd like those guest OS's to see each other having IP addresses in the same range. Thanks!
  19. T

    Intel I210 NIC and bhyve

    Hello, It seems that hardware offloading doesnt work with Intel I210 NIC and bhyve. I had to disable the hardware offloading to make the host talk to the vm via ssh. Further details are here. Is this a known limitation of this NIC? Thanks
  20. Greg Fitzgerald

    Solved How do I configure bhyve with a static ip?

    I'm trying to configure bhyve to use a static ip address on my network. I know I can use nat and dhcp but I'm trying to learn how to configure a static ip as a learning lesson. I used the vm utility to configure bhyve like so betsy# vm switch list NAME TYPE IDENT VLAN NAT PORTS public...