bhyve graphics support

Yamagi Burmeister lists at
Tue Jun 14 09:13:54 UTC 2016

I've overlooked your mail somehow. :( The Windows VM was destroyed
between my attempts and not just rebooted. The problems may have been
caused by VirtualBox. I don't run in parallel with Bhyve, but had a
VirtualBox VM running right before I started my experiments.


On Sun, 5 Jun 2016 11:27:41 -0700
Peter Grehan <grehan at> wrote:

> Hi Yamagi,
> >>   XHCI isn't in Windows7 so you can just remove that config line,
> >> pushing mouse input through the PS2 mouse.
> >
> > That was a little bit strange, it seemed like the emulated ps/2 devices
> > just wouldn't work on a Win 7 VM. The "atkbd data buffer full" may be
> > an indication for not delivered interrupts or something like that.
> > After I've rebooted the host things suddenly started to work. Maybe
> > some kind of system inconsistency. It was some 11-CURRENT with about 4
> > weeks uptime.
>   Was the VM destroyed between invocations ? If not, then it's probably 
> a bug in bhyve with not resetting h/w state correctly.
> > It may be a good idea to add a note to the Windows installation guide
> > at
> > that Window 7 requieres AHCI disks with a blocksize if 512 bytes.
> > Otherwise the installation will fail with "Windows Setup could not
> > configure Windows on this computer?s hardware" and Windows Update will
> > bail out with error 0xc8000247.
>   Done, and will also update the wiki with the error.
> later,
> Peter.

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