HEADS UP: Merging projects/bhyve_svm to HEAD

Willem Jan Withagen wjw at digiware.nl
Sun Oct 19 12:03:57 UTC 2014

On 16-10-2014 5:00, Anish Gupta wrote:
> Hi all,
> The projects/bhyve_svm branch is ready to be merged to HEAD.
> This branch contains patches to bhyve to enable it to work on AMD
> processors with SVM/AMD-V hardware extensions[1]. Pretty much any AMD
> processor since 2010 will have the features required by bhyve.
> bhyve on AMD supports (almost) all the features available with Intel
> [2]. All guest OSes supported on Intel are supported on AMD. All the
> bhyve-related utilities function similarly on both Intel and AMD
> platforms [3].
> The patch against HEAD revision 273066 is available for review and testing:
> https://people.freebsd.org/~neel/bhyve/bhyve_svm.diff [Neel’s web directory]
> [1]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X86_virtualization
> [2]: bhyve doesn't support PCI passthru on AMD at this time
> [3]: bhyvectl has grown some processor-specific options

Fetched the patch and compiled.
Now running: HEAD r273066M and I was able to throw at it all the tests
and images that in the past works. And perhaps even better.

Great work.

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