Centos on FreeBSD

Antranig Vartanian antranig at vartanian.am
Mon Nov 13 13:39:12 UTC 2017

you may run CentOS (or any other Linux system) on FreeBSD with bhyve (
http://bhyve.org/) and also do the management with vm-bhyve (
https://github.com/churchers/vm-bhyve) which also has templates for CentOS (
or any other management wrapper.


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On Mon, Nov 13, 2017 at 5:33 PM, Frank Leonhardt <freebsd-doc at fjl.co.uk>

> What's the best way to run Centos/Red Hat 7 64 bit on FreeBSD? I've got it
> running fairly happily on Xen, but I get the feeling it's not quite right.
> It takes a very long time to boot, for example.
> I did think of running CentOS as Dom0 and BSD as DomU, but there must be a
> better way.
> Before I delve into why CentOS takes ten minutes to boot (no clue on
> screen, of course), is there a better hypervisor? I would prefer not to run
> X. Talking to CentOS on VNC suits me very well.
> Thanks, Frank.
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