bhyve cannot allocate memory

Shawn Webb lattera at
Sun Nov 23 02:52:47 UTC 2014

So I just built a new dev box with 32GB ram and an Intel Core i7-4790S (Haswell). I've enabled virtualization in the BIOS. I'm running 11.0-CURRENT, updated today.

When I run `bhyveload -m 4G -d /dev/zvol/tank/vol/bhyve/latt-dev-01/disk-01 latt-dev-01`, bhyveload errors out with: vm_setup_memory: Cannot allocate memory

But I've got 32GB ram, so I'm a little unsure as to why it can't allocate the required space. Can anyone shed some light on this? Is this a bug?

Shawn Webb <lattera at>

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