Checking bhyve supported features (sysctls)

Marcelo Araujo araujobsdport at gmail.com
Wed Aug 22 20:26:08 UTC 2018


2018-08-17 0:07 GMT+08:00 Fabian Freyer <fabian.freyer at physik.tu-berlin.de>:

> On 16 Aug 2018, at 12:16, Matt Churchyard wrote:
>
>> I'm looking for better ways to check for bhyve support / available
>> features without trying to scan through dmesg output.
>>
>
> There’s a few patches floating around for checking features [1,2] -
> however none of these are yet committed.
> For [2], there’s also an RFC mailing list thread [3].
>
> CC’ing novel@, as he wrote those patches.
>
> The hackish way libvirt checks for features right now is to parse error
> messages from invalid invocations of bhyve(8).
>

Hi,

I have committed r338210 the solution [1] that seemed to be the simplest
one comparing with [2].
Thank you and novel@ to keep working on bhyve libvirt support, appreciate
it.

Best,


>
> [1] https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=210111
> [2] https://reviews.freebsd.org/D15992
> [3] https://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-virtualization/
> 2018-June/006536.html
>
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