Bhyve error with Debian 8

Manas Bhatnagar b.manas.88 at
Thu May 14 00:55:57 UTC 2015

On 13-May-15 8:52 PM, Peter Grehan wrote:
> Hi Manas,
>>>> Please see the attached file. I am running FreeBSD 10.1-RELEASE-p9.
>>>> I am
>>>> running into an error while trying to install Debian 8 as a Bhyve
>>>> guest.
>>>> The error occurs at the step of creating the partitions on the disk.
>>>> Any
>>>> fix or workaround is welcome.
>>>   Would you be able to post your grub2 and bhyve configs/command lines ?
>  ...
>> grub-bhyve -m -r cd0 -M 1024M apurva-debian64
>> bhyve -AI -H -P -s 0:0,hostbridge -s 1:0,lpc -s 2:0,virtio-net,tap0 -s
>> 3:0,virtio-blk,./apurva-debian64.img -s
>> 4:0,ahci-cd,./debian-8.0.0-amd64-BD-1.iso -l com1,stdio -c 1 -m 1024M
>> apurva-debian64
>> These are the lines I used.
>  Thanks for that.
>  I get the same panic on CURRENT when selecting 'Guided - use entire
> disk and set up LVM' :(
>  A workaround is to select 'Guided - use entire disk' with virtio-blk,
> or use ahci-hd for the disk controller which does allow the LVM install.
> later,
> Peter.

Thank you. I tried using 'Guided - use entire disk and set up LVM' on
7.8.0 and it seems to work fine, just thought I would let you know.


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