Problem with KVM / FreeBSD Guest
vince at unsane.co.uk
Tue Jul 2 22:36:47 UTC 2013
On 02/07/2013 21:55, Aljoscha Vollmerhaus wrote:
> On 07/02/2013 10:32 PM, Jack Vogel wrote:
>> What version/distro of Linux are you using. I've had both a 2 and 4
>> cpu kvm guest for
>> development purposes here at Intel and it worked fine. Last I used it
>> was on Fedora 17
>> if memory serves, its been a while.
> Thanks for the quick reply,
> on the Host I'm running Gentoo Linux, kernel 3.7.10, qemu 1.4.1
> (managed through libvirt).
> There 17 VMs, 1 Windows and the rest linux, they all work fine with up
> to 8 virtual cpus, so I'm guessing FreeBSD as a guest is at fault here.
For what is worth I have -CURRENT and 9-STABLE KVM guests on a centos
6.4 KVM host.
[root at nodule.namesco.net ~]# uname -a
Linux nodule.unsane.co.uk 2.6.32-358.11.1.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Jun 12
03:34:52 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
So it certainly can work. I havent tested more than 4 CPUs that I can
think of. Havent had to do anything special.
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FreeBSD 9.1-STABLE #1 r252202: Tue Jun 25 12:30:35 BST 2013
root at ipamtest.unsane.co.uk:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC amd64
gcc version 4.2.1 20070831 patched [FreeBSD]
CPU: QEMU Virtual CPU version (cpu64-rhel6) (2333.39-MHz K8-class CPU)
Origin = "GenuineIntel" Id = 0x6d3 Family = 0x6 Model = 0xd
Stepping = 3
real memory = 2147483648 (2048 MB)
avail memory = 2042982400 (1948 MB)
Event timer "LAPIC" quality 400
ACPI APIC Table: <BOCHS BXPCAPIC>
FreeBSD/SMP: Multiprocessor System Detected: 2 CPUs
FreeBSD/SMP: 2 package(s) x 1 core(s)
cpu0 (BSP): APIC ID: 0
cpu1 (AP): APIC ID: 1
ioapic0 <Version 1.1> irqs 0-23 on motherboard
kbd1 at kbdmux0
acpi0: <BOCHS BXPCRSDT> on motherboard
acpi0: Power Button (fixed)
cpu0: <ACPI CPU> on acpi0
cpu1: <ACPI CPU> on acpi0
atrtc0: <AT realtime clock> port 0x70-0x71,0x72-0x77 irq 8 on acpi0
Event timer "RTC" frequency 32768 Hz quality 0
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