bhyve cannot allocate memory

Shawn Webb lattera at
Sun Nov 23 03:02:04 UTC 2014

On Sat, 22 Nov 2014 21:52:45 -0500
Shawn Webb <lattera at> wrote:

> 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?
> Thanks,
> Shawn Webb <lattera at>

Forgot to mention, I'm on r274859.

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