Booting a bhyve VM with NFS root?

Peter Grehan grehan at
Thu Nov 6 22:06:06 UTC 2014

Hi Craig,

> Has anyone tried manually specifying these variables
> via the "bhyveload -e" arguments, and forcing the VM to mount its root file
> system over NFS?

  I tried something like this on bare metal a long while back: the issue 
there was getting the handle for the exported root area, though if 
you're able to allow NFSv2 mounts on the server (I wasn't), it looks 
like that info can be skipped.



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