Bhyve Guest Network Troubles

Farid Joubbi djfarid at
Fri Aug 10 11:58:11 UTC 2018

I had a similar problem. I had to turn off TCP offloading and other
hardware offloading features on the NIC for it to work.

On Fri, Aug 10, 2018, 12:31 David Powers via freebsd-virtualization <
freebsd-virtualization at> wrote:

> Good morning,
> I am sure this is a common issue, but I was unable to find a way to search
> the list archives in an attempt to find a potential answer.
> I have a test vm running in Bhyve that is able to reach all interfaces on
> its host via icmp.
> However, the guest is unable to reach the default route of the host, and
> thus no Internet.
> I was hoping that someone might be able to help take a look at my config
> and spot the potential issue(s), but not sure what information would be
> most helpful.
> When I run a tcpdump I can see the traffic on the tap and bridge that the
> guest is attached to.
> However, I never observe the traffic on any of the physical interfaces.
> Blessings,
> David Powers
> Ephesians 2 14-16
> For he himself is our peace, who has made the two groups one and has
> destroyed the barrier, the dividing wall of hostility, by setting aside in
> his flesh the law with its commands and regulations. His purpose was to
> create in himself one new humanity out of the two, thus making peace, and
> in one body to reconcile both of them to God through the cross, by which he
> put to death their hostility.
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