1. S

    How To Install Windows Server 2019 on Bhyve

    A few weeks ago, I was new to bhyve and had pretty hard time to install Windows Server 2019 on FreeBSD 12.1R + bhyve. However, I could manage to install it and would like to share the how-to because there's little information available on it. Any suggestions on modification, additional...
  2. Norbert Szczybelski

    FreeBSD bhyve VPS/Jail Hosting on single IP address.

    Good Evening. :) Are You Web Developer? Working in Computer Service? Got only one IP address? You can start your own hosting server that will expand your offer. Most of important things here are OpenVPN for Jail and bhyve SSH access and HAProxy for SNI extension based routing. Your...
  3. 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)
  4. S

    Solved IPv6 TCP Connection Issue with Bhyve

    I could mange to install Windows Server 2019 on FreeBSD 12.1-R + Bhyve by following, 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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"...
  7. 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...
  8. 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 ...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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 -> Everything goes well and no errors occured. But in the end of the installation, it shows...
  12. 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?
  13. 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...
  14. 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"...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...