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. 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
> . All guest OSes supported on Intel are supported on AMD. All the
> bhyve-related utilities function similarly on both Intel and AMD
> platforms .
> 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]
> : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X86_virtualization
> : bhyve doesn't support PCI passthru on AMD at this time
> : 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.
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