Boot Physical Windows in bhyve

Jeremy Faulkner gldisater at
Sun Apr 30 17:03:02 UTC 2017

On 2017-04-29 11:21 AM, Will haben wrote:
> Is it possible to load a physical Windows partition within bhyve? The windows installation is on a separate hard drive that’s using MBR.
> I found the possibility of transforming the drive to a VMware virtual drive and then to bhyve img.
> Thanks in Advance
> PM

Create a Windows install in bhyve, doesn't need to be a full install, 
stopping after the first restart will do.  Then you can image the C: 
partition of your hardware install into the C: partition of bhyve 
install. Then boot the install media again and do a boot repair which 
will make the necessary changes to the Windows installation for efi.

Jeremy Faulkner

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