Query regarding tutorials (Please have a quick read of me!)

Paul Webster paul.g.webster at googlemail.com
Sat Aug 25 18:12:01 UTC 2018


Thanks for the tip!

I will look at ubuntu (the most modern), cenos7, howto start bhyve on boot
(with nothing but daemon) and win-server 2016 as the default set then!

Unless any more suggestions come in :)

On Sat, 25 Aug 2018 at 18:45, Paul Vixie <vixie at fsi.io> wrote:

> On Saturday, August 25, 2018 8:55:05 AM UTC Paul Webster via freebsd-
> virtualization wrote:
> > ... I personally have:
> >
> > Windows Server 2012
> > CentOS 6
> > Debian
> > FreeBSD
> > OpenBSD
> > and a few other more strange linuxs I believe (got a zpool full of the
> > zvols (not named very well ;))) ...
>
> i have no exotic linuxes, but two fairly modern debians. i remain
> mystified by
> the behaviour of grub-bhyve, which usually fails (no meaningful error
> message)
> and seems like won't run from /etc/rc.local (must be run from a shell.)
> so,
> one of my bhyve servers can't restart automatically, and i don't know why.
> and
> i recently saw that the grub-bhyve package now lacks a maintainer, and may
> be
> removed.
>
> what this means is, a video on running linux in a bhyve would be
> appreciated.
>
> > anyhow IRC tells me that a lot of users
> > have trouble getting windows server working. I know obviously that 2012
> > works but I am willing to take a swing at 2016 if people would want that.
> >
> > Or would the community benefit more of an example of 2012 (which is much
> > lighter)?
> >
> > Or perhaps something entirely different, any replies would be more than
> > welcome :)
>
> because of the internal container boundaries of windows 10 and server
> 2016, i
> won't run anything older. so if you're doing a windows server on bhyve
> video,
> i would want it to be 2016.
>
> --
> Vixie
>
>


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