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

Jan Bramkamp crest at
Wed Sep 6 15:50:56 UTC 2017

On 06.09.17 17:45, tech-lists wrote:
> On 06/09/2017 16:23, Jan Bramkamp wrote:
>> I'm running OpenBSD 6.1 (with two virtual CPU cores) as bhyve guest on
>> FreeBSD 11.1. The only problem I encountered is that it requires an
>> external grub bootloader because the OpenBSD EFI boot code is
>> incompatible with the bhyve EFI boot ROM.
> Hi,
> Which external grub bootloader did you use? Was it sysutils/grub2-bhyve ?
I use the sysutils/grub2-bhyve port to load the OpenBSD kernel and runit 
for process supervision to keep the bhyve guest running unless the bhyve 
exit code signals an intend to perform shutdown. This allows the VMs to 
reboot themselves.

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