Error installing Xubuntu under bhyve
matt.churchyard at userve.net
Tue Oct 9 11:32:32 UTC 2018
On 10/8/18 6:14 PM, D'Arcy Cain wrote:
> I am trying to install Xubuntu under bhyve with vm-bhyve. The install
>I had a private email with some suggestions. They didn't work but I thought I should mention them here for discussion purposes.
> goes fine right up to near the end when it fails with a "Executing
> 'grub-install /dev/vda' failed" error and the install fails. A second
> attempt says that there is a system already on the disk but it won't
> boot up and leaves the console at a grub prompt. I have grub2-bhyve
> installed. Here is my config:
>He said that I don't need the grub lines if I am using uefi. Those lines were actually added in as a Hail Mary. In or out made no difference.
Yes, all grub settings are irrelevant if you are using UEFI. With UEFI, the UEFI firmware is used instead of grub2-bhyve (even if the guest boots from UEFI into grub internally).
As such, the loader="grub" option isn't actually needed here either.
Also the "guest" configuration option was removed quite a while ago
I was able to install XUbuntu with a simple UEFI + graphics config and using the graphical installer via VNC -
>He suggested ahci-hd. It made no difference.
>He also suggested starting over with a new disk but that didn't help either.
>Still looking for suggestions.
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