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

Alan Somers asomers at
Thu Sep 7 14:28:50 UTC 2017

On Wed, Sep 6, 2017 at 3:53 PM, Jason Tubnor <jason at> wrote:
> On 6 September 2017 at 22:15, tech-lists <tech-lists at> wrote:
>> Have you encountered anything on openbsd in a bhyve that you've found
>> not to work?
> As Thomas mentioned, there is/was a bug with certain CPUs, but this was due
> to the strict checking of CPU features that OpenBSD introduced (
>  Peter explained
> the switch to get around that issue (-w).
> The only other thing is Jumbo frame support, but that is really down to
> limits in VirtIO and not really a show stopper and doesn't affect anything
> in production for us.
> Enjoy bhyve, it has been a drop in replacement for our individual ESXi
> instances and has been bulletproof, which is good as we have hypervisor
> hosts over 6 hour drives away! (Oh the uplift from 11.0 to 11.1 was done
> remotely without nuking the host).
> Cheers,
> Jason.

Do you have a semiautomated way to move bhyve instances between
different hosts?  Without such a feature, we can't replace all of our
ESXi machines.


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