installing 9.1-RELEASE guest on byhve

Michael Dexter editor at
Tue Jun 25 00:45:45 UTC 2013

My mistake: 9-STABLE which is 9* (incl. 9.1) with VirtIO drivers.

You can relatively easily backport VirtIO drivers to 9.1 if you really 
need 9.1

Yep. Linux and Windows support will be great and at least one is has 
been demonstrated.


On 6/23/13 5:34 PM, Aryeh Friedman wrote:
> This is a critical deficiency I need to be able to install *ANY* OS
> for what I have in mind.  Note I do have 10-CURRENT up as a guest.
> I am attempting to use bhyve as the foundation of a cross platform
> testing lab and thus needs to support FB (8,9 and 10), Linux (Ubuntu
> 12.04 LTS at a min) and Windows.  Also it is 9.1 not 9-RELEASE (I
> thought 9.1 was 9-RELEASE)
> On Sun, Jun 23, 2013 at 8:22 PM, Michael Dexter
> <editor at> wrote:
>> On 6/23/13 4:52 PM, Aryeh Friedman wrote:
>>> I have byhve up and running on a 10-CURRENT machine and want to know
>>> the best way to install from CD 9.1 on it.  Any references I should
>>> look at?
>> You will need to install 9-CURRENT as 9.1 did not ship with VirtIO drivers.
>> May I suggest: for information and installation scripts.
>> Michael

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