Getting started with FreeBSD 8.0 RC2 on Xen

Martin Cracauer cracauer at
Wed Nov 4 20:44:35 UTC 2009

Allan wrote on Wed, Nov 04, 2009 at 03:14:24PM -0500: 
> Hello,
> I would like to properly run FreeBSD 8 on my installation of Xen. I've got
> an AMD X2 processor and 8GB of ram on my host system. It's running
> OpenSolaris xVM svn_124.
> Xen information:
> Using library: libvir 0.6.0
> Using API: Xen 3.0.1
> Running hypervisor: Xen 3.3

You will need Xen 3.4 unless that changed recently.  The easiest way
to get that and a matching Dom0 is installing Debian/unstable.

Martin Cracauer <cracauer at>
FreeBSD - where you want to go, today.

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