svn commit: r45557 - head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/virtualization

Allan Jude allanjude at
Sat Sep 6 19:50:13 UTC 2014

Author: allanjude
Date: Sat Sep  6 19:50:12 2014
New Revision: 45557

  Improve bhyve chapter based on feedback from grehan@
  Improve documentation about /etc/ttys and mention that it is included by default in 9.3 and 10.1
  Approved by:	bcr
  Sponsored by:	ScaleEngine Inc.


Modified: head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/virtualization/chapter.xml
--- head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/virtualization/chapter.xml	Sat Sep  6 19:46:57 2014	(r45556)
+++ head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/virtualization/chapter.xml	Sat Sep  6 19:50:12 2014	(r45557)
@@ -1314,10 +1314,7 @@ perm pass* 0660</programlisting>
       console.  As a legacy-free hypervisor, it relies on the
       virtualization offload features of newer
       <acronym>CPU</acronym>s, instead of translating instructions and
-      manually managing memory mappings.  It also avoids emulating
-      compatible hardware for the guest and instead relies on
-      para-virtualization drivers.  In &os;, these are provided by the
-      &man.virtio.4; driver.</para>
+      manually managing memory mappings.</para>
     <para>Due to the design of <application>bhyve</application>, it
       requires a computer with a newer processor that supports &intel;
@@ -1402,9 +1399,13 @@ FreeBSD-10.0-RELEASE-amd64-bootonly.iso 
 	installation, choose <guibutton>Yes</guibutton>.  A small
 	change needs to be made to make the system start with a serial
 	console.  Edit <filename>/etc/ttys</filename> and replace the
-	existing <literal>console</literal> line with:</para>
+	existing <literal>ttyu0</literal> line with:</para>
-      <programlisting>console "/usr/libexec/getty std.9600"    xterm   on  secure</programlisting>
+      <programlisting>ttyu0   "/usr/libexec/getty 3wire"   xterm  on secure</programlisting>
+      <note><para>Beginning with &os; 9.3-RELEASE and
+	10.1-RELEASE the console is configured
+	automatically.</para></note>
       <para>Reboot the virtual machine.  While rebooting the virtual
 	machine causes <application>bhyve</application> to exit, the

More information about the svn-doc-all mailing list