Bhyve Suspend/Resume

Willem Jan Withagen wjw at
Mon Mar 9 22:46:13 UTC 2015

On 09/03/2015 23:17, Neel Natu wrote:
> Hi Willem,
> On Mon, Mar 9, 2015 at 2:45 PM, Willem Jan Withagen <wjw at> wrote:
>> On 07/03/2015 23:51, Allan Jude wrote:
>>> On 2015-03-07 17:46, Manas Bhatnagar wrote:
>>>> Hello,
>>>> I am trying to find out if Bhyve in 10-STABLE has support for suspending
>>>> and resuming guests. Please let me know. A google search returned a
>>>> mailing list thread from 2013 that shows it is a feature being worked
>>>> on. Has this work completed or is it still ongoing? Please let me know.
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Manas
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>>> No, bhyve in stable/10 does not support suspend/resume.
>> This sort hints the suggestion that it is possible on -CURRENT.
>> Is this the case?
> Unfortunately its not available in -current as well.
> best
> Neel
>> And if yes, how?

Too bad, I hoped I just missed the news...
Did find the way to send a APCI shutdown, by sending kill to the bhyve
proces. Would be nice if suspend and resume would work more or less the


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