Creating a BHyve guest
bah at bananmonarki.se
Tue May 31 14:04:48 UTC 2016
On 2016-05-31 14:42, James B. Byrne wrote:
> On Tue, May 31, 2016 03:26, Bernt Hansson wrote:
>> On 2016-05-30 20:34, James B. Byrne via freebsd-questions wrote:
>>> This all seems to work as documented. I configure the new vm,
>>> my choices and shut down. When I attempt to restart the new system
>>> using either of the following then the attempt fails.
>>> bhyve -A -H -P -s 0:0,hostbridge \
>>>> -s 1:0,lpc \
>>>> -s 2:0,virtio-net,tap0 \
>>>> -s 3:0,virtio-blk,/dev/zvol/zroot/vm/samba_dc01.img \
>>>> -l com1,stdio -c 2 -m 4096M \
>>> virtual machine cannot be booted
>>> sh /usr/share/examples/bhyve/vmrun.sh \
>>>> -c 2 -m 4096M -t tap0 \
>>>> -d samba_dc01.img \
>>> Launching virtual machine "samba_dc01" ...
>>> Installation CDROM image "./release.iso" is not readable
>>> I cannot see any other steps in the documentation that I have read.
>>> What am I missing or what am I doing wrong?
>> You need to set the correct iso filename in vmrun.sh.
>> Line 40
> I thought that I had already installed the OS from the iso in step 5.
> I am now at the point of rebooting the installed OS. That implies
> that the need for a boot CD is no longer present. Why is the CD image
> still necessary? And why is this step not documented in the handbook
> if it is in fact required?
No idea why you need to set the iso filename. Never used the bihyve
program, just took a quick look
in that file.
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