Trying to run an older head in a recent Bhyve.

Willem Jan Withagen wjw at
Sun Nov 16 17:54:15 UTC 2014

On 16-11-2014 0:59, Peter Grehan wrote:
> Hi Willem,
>> I'm trying to run one of my older VM's and get the crash below in the VM
>> when trying to boot...
>> This happens both on an older BSD:
>> FreeBSD 11.0-CURRENT (FREETEST) #1 r273066M: Sun Oct 19 00:59:06 CEST
>> 2014
>> As well as on a very recent:
>> FreeBSD 11.0-CURRENT (BHYVE00) #0 r274490M: Fri Nov 14 02:42:43 CET 2014
>> The older 10.0 VM's do boot normally
>> Any suggestions on what this might be, and/or how to debug this..
>  Did the disk image backing file change by any chance ? e.g. from file
> to zvol ?
>  What's the version of the VM that has the issue ?

Not sure what you mean by that exactely, but the VM runs a relatively
old HEAD:

FreeBSD 11.0-CURRENT #1 r262690: Sun Mar  2 21:28:19 CET 2014
root at bhyve-head:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC  amd64

It boots in single mode.

I'tt try and manually assign an IP number and will see what that brings.


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