making bhyve 100% silent

Peter Grehan grehan at
Fri Jun 28 06:01:23 UTC 2013

Hi Aryeh,

> bhyve(8) seems to bypass the standard stdin/out/err and send it's
> output directly to the TTY when handling guest console I/O.   I need
> to make it so it is 100% silent (and/or send all it's output to a file
> and accept no input at all).   How can I do this?

  For now, edirect bhyveload's output to /dev/null, and remove the 
",stdio" part of uart slot configuration.

  e.g. change "-S 10,uart,stdio" to "-S 10,uart"

  I should be doing some enhancements in this area in the near future 
that will make this a bit easier.



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