Providing serial consoles to multiple bhyve guests

Paul Vixie paul at
Fri Feb 17 17:25:08 UTC 2017

C. L. Martinez wrote:
>> `pkg install rtty`

> Thanks Paul. But, do I need to start some daemon?

the rtty documentation explains how to start it up.

> And what options do
> I need in bhyve command line?? Something like: "bhyve -A -H -P -W -c
> 1 -u -l com1,/dev/rtty0..."??

you'll connect guest com1 to the host's /dev/nmdm?B ports, and symlink
rtty's dev entries to the host's /dev/nmdm?A ports. "?" is the name of
the vm.

P Vixie

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