FreeBSD on kvm
ml at my.gd
Fri Jan 6 16:40:49 UTC 2012
On 1/6/12 4:18 PM, Alessandro Baggi wrote:
> On 01/06/2012 12:50 PM, Damien Fleuriot wrote:
>> On 1/6/12 11:43 AM, Alessandro Baggi wrote:
>>> Hi list,
>>> i've a problem running freebsd as a guest on linux+kvm. The only problem
>>> is that sometimes, when I boot the system it dies and this happens also
>>> if I run the vm with and without -nographic option. Using the qemu GUI I
>>> can see the it stops on the boot loader menu after the countdown and the
>>> only mode to resume the system is reboot the vm. I've reduced the
>>> autoboot delay to 1 without no result.
>>> Someone know something about this problem?
>>> Thanks in advance.
>> This is exactly how to *not* ask a question.
>> Please take the time to read this very informative article:
>> For instance, you've omitted important information such as:
>> - linux version
>> - qemu version
>> - freebsd version
>> - freebsd error message when "it dies", if any
>> - KVM configuration options (disk mode and such)
>> We've been running FreeBSD 7 then 8 as a guest in Debian linux/KVM for
>> over 3 years now for our pre-production environment and are very happy
>> with it.
>> Please post some more details, that we might be able to actually help.
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> True, I'm sorry, too few informations.
> The host system is Slackware64 Linux 13.37
> QEMU emulator version 0.14.0 (qemu-kvm-0.14.0), Copyright (c) 2003-2008
> Fabrice Bellard
> FreeBSD 8.2-RELEASE-p3
> kvm option: /usr/bin/qemu-system-x86_64 -pidfile $PIDFILE -cpu host -smp
> $NCPU -m $MRAM -k $KB -enable-kvm -drive
> file=$IMAGE,media=disk,index=0,cache=writeback -net
> nic,model=$NICMODEL,macaddr=$MAC -net
> tap,ifname=$TAP,script=no,downscript=no -runas $USER -monitor
> unix:$SOCKET,server,nowait -nographic -daemonize
> There are not errors. When there is the countdown it seems to die.For
> example it stops to 9 seconds or 6 and stop (die) No boot line, only the
> boot loader menu blocked. To avoid this
> I want say that freebsd work very well under kvm, the problem is
> presented every 2/3 startup of this virtual machine.
What disk format do you use, with KVM ?
QCOW2, RAW, VirtIO ?
We're running with QCOW2 here, emulating IDE drives and we don't have
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