[vm-bhyve] adding existing vm instances to the vm-bhyve system

Jakub Chromy hicks at cgi.cz
Sun May 12 11:59:09 UTC 2019

Hello "J",

so you'd like to manage your current bhyve guests with vm 

Very easy.. just create a configuration for them. I use a /var/vm 
directory, here is my /etc/rc.conf



    regards / s pozdravem

Jakub Chromy

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On 12.5.2019 13:06, tech-lists wrote:
> Hi,
> How would one import a freebsd or linux vm currently running on a
> freebsd-12 server into vm-bhyve management? I can see lots of
> instructions for starting from fresh, but none for import of existing.
> Is this possible?
> The guests are currently running as per
> https://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/virtualization-host-bhyve.html 
> in screen. Some guests are file-backed, others zvol-backed.
> thanks,

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