On Sat, Jan 03, 2015 at 05:15:11PM +0100, Luigi Rizzo wrote: > Hi, > in order to do some kernel testing, I would like to run bhyve guests > using (through NFS, probably) the host's file system. > diskless(8) is probably one way to go, i was wondering if > someone has instructions for that. > Specifically: > - how to "bhyveload" a kernel (rather than the full disk image); > as an alternative, given a kernel, something to build an image > that can be passed to bhyveload > > - how to pass the necessary config (rootpath) to the client > without having to rely on a specialized dhcp server > > I used to be familiar with diskless configs, so i can probably sort > out the server side myself.
May be I missunderstand you, but diskless client-specific config relay on client IP address (ex: /conf/ip/126.96.36.199/...). Also, diskless boot relay on BIOS network support (by PXE, for example), with working NIC, assigned IP address and etc. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"