[vm-bhyve] Does anyone have a vm template for Linux Mint ?

Victor Sudakov vas at mpeks.tomsk.su
Tue Oct 9 10:19:47 UTC 2018

Matt Churchyard wrote:


> Personally I've never had success with the CSM firmware (other that
> with SmartOS which was following instructions from the original
> bhyve devs). My understanding is that CSM is supposed to emulate a
> traditional BIOS, so anything that would boot on a BIOS should work
> (or at least try to boot).

I would LOVE to have such a thing!

> However I usually just get a blank screen
> and nothing else.

Same happens to myself. However Josias says he has Ubuntu running with
uefi="csm", let's find out his secret! :-)

> I have successfully** installed Ubuntu 16.04 (via VNC) using the following template, which is just a basic UEFI config with virtio network/disk.
> uefi="yes"
> graphics="yes"
> xhci_mouse="yes"
> cpu=2
> memory=2G
> network0_type="virtio-net"
> network0_switch="public"
> disk0_type="virtio-blk"
> disk0_name="disk0.img"
> **I did have two fairly annoying issues getting 16.04 to work -

Thank you for the hints. Will try them tonight.

Victor Sudakov,  VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
2:5005/49 at fidonet http://vas.tomsk.ru/

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