FreeBSD as a xen host

Adam Vande More amvandemore at
Sun Nov 7 16:28:08 UTC 2010

On Sun, Nov 7, 2010 at 6:54 AM, Tim Dunphy <bluethundr at> wrote:

> Hello,
>  I am attempting to turn my two FreeBSD hosts into xen hosts that can
> run some vms. I am using this guide:
> I get down to this step:
> cd xen-3.3-testing.hg ; make world && make install
> and it fails to build:

You may wish to read that page again.  Dom0 support doesn't exist in
FreeBSD, and paravirt domU is sketchy at best.

Your virtualization options are VirtualBox or FreeBSD jails.  There's
another container based method that's experimental somewhere too.

Changing your root shell is asking for trouble.  There's a FAQ on it, and
hundreds of threads of misery.

Adam Vande More

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