Centos on FreeBSD

Andrea Venturoli ml at netfence.it
Tue Nov 14 12:36:58 UTC 2017

On 11/14/17 10:28, Frank Leonhardt wrote:
> I have tried really hard to like bhyve. I think the biggest problem and I have is with the documentation. As the BSD native hypervisor, this is a really bad thing! If I understood it, I would write some myself.

As a newbye to bhyve, I went the sysutils/vm-bhyve route: it tries to 
simplify things and adds a load of documentation on its own wiki.

> Then what are you supposed to do about graphics mode? Do you need to install X? Xen  is easy. Just set up an QEMU emulated VGA card and an IP address for the VNC server.

 From 11.x bhyve has its own VNC server and does not need X.

> Installing CentOS switches to graphics mode half way through. How does that work with Bhyve?

Start the VM and connect to it via VNC, I guess.
That's how it works with Windows, at least.

> Virtual box is, apparently, deprecated.

I've used VirtualBox in the past and I must say, at least at first 
glance, I like bhyve *MUCH* better.

>  No one can say, step by step, how to do this on bhyve. Or can they and I just can't find it?

Try and have a look here:



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