Curent Centos 7 and bhyve

Rodney W. Grimes freebsd-rwg at pdx.rh.CN85.dnsmgr.net
Sat Aug 11 15:09:11 UTC 2018


> Shawn Webb wrote:
> > > > > > Are there issues with Current CEntos and bhyve?
> > > > > 
> > > > > Sure there are, please look at
> > > > > https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=230453
> > > > 
> > > > Booting in UEFI mode works.
> > > 
> > > This means we need an update to /usr/local/share/examples/vm-bhyve/centos7.conf ?
> > > It says 'loader="grub"' for the present.
> > > 
> > > Do you have a vm config to boot centos7 in UEFI mode you could share?
> > 
> > I just use /usr/share/examples/bhyve/vmrun.sh. I don't use any
> > third-party utility to manage bhyve VMs. vmrun.sh is pretty
> > straight-forward.
> 
> Thanks for replying. However, I highly recommend vm-bhyve, maybe you
> should give it a try. You will love the ease of VM creation and
> provisioning, network management, ZFS integration (VM snapshots and
> cloning), console and datastore management etc.

Though it has a lot of features, it also has some short comings,
like you can not spec a vm to be wired in memory, which IMHO is
the only way to insure consistent VM performance.

Its artificial restriction of 16 character VM names is also
a fair bit annoying.

-- 
Rod Grimes                                                 rgrimes at freebsd.org


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