Creating a BHyve guest
James B. Byrne
byrnejb at harte-lyne.ca
Tue May 31 18:42:13 UTC 2016
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?
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