openbsd 6.0 or 6.1 guest on freebsd-12 (current) host

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Wed Sep 6 12:15:31 UTC 2017

On 05/09/2017 22:56, Jason Tubnor wrote:
> I'm not sure of the exact issue you are referring to but I run a lot of
> OpenBSD 6.1 hosts under bhyve with GENERIC.MP <http://GENERIC.MP>.  You
> can use either the grub-bhyve style boot or UEFI, both work fine.
> I have found the chyves framework (it is in packages) good for standing
> up and managing bhyve guests - with ZFS, especially for a team that are
> new to the platform.  You have to hack the following
> /usr/local/lib/chyves files:
> chyves-guest-start
> chyves-properties
> chyves-resources
> to get 6.1 to install and boot (I yet to push those patches upstream).
> So to answer your question directly, there is currently no known issue
> in getting bhyve to run OpenBSD 6.1 on Intel or AMD platforms.  Enjoy!

Hi Jason, thanks for answering. I'll have a go at this. Up until now
I've run all my VMs longhand in a screen. Good to know openbsd works.
Have you encountered anything on openbsd in a bhyve that you've found
not to work?


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